Professional Profile: Zion Halili 2017

Zion Halili

Name: Zion Halili

Title: President

Company: ZH NY Investors Co. LTD

Location: Queens, NY

Birthplace: Tehran

Family: Married with three children and two grandchildren

College: Attended in Tehran, Iran

First job unrelated to your current field: I started working when I was ten years old selling toys to kids coming out of school.

First job in current field: In 1972, I bought my first piece of real estate.

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Now property management, brokerage, financial consulting and development. Future plans are to retire next year.

Hobbies: Traveling, concerts, dining

Favorite novel: Not a reader these days

Favorite film: “Scarface”

Keys to success: Persistence and to trust yourself, have the guts to take calculated risks

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Tony Roberts

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Attorney