Professional Profile: Jeff Weiss 2015
July 27, 2015 - Spotlights
Title: Senior Director
Company: Highcap Group LLC
Location: 425 5th Ave., Suite 505 - New York, N.Y
Birthplace: Rockland County, N.Y.
Education: University of Delaware, NYU
First job outside of real estate: When I was 14 years old, my best friend and I started a car cleaning/detailing business
First job in real estate or allied field: Headed a crew of 250 men in the construction field down in Florida. After Hurricane Wilma, we restored over 1,200 residential units in 12 months.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I focus on multifamily, mixed-use, development, retail and office, representing the owner's interest in dispositions and acquisitions. In the future, I plan to continue to help my clients and to help grow Highcap's footprint in the industry.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Go for a run in Central Park and practice my guitar...just started taking lessons.
Favorite book or author: I don't have a favorite book, but I just read "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth" by Chris Hadfield.
Favorite movie: "Miracle"-It's about the 1980 USA Olympic hockey team that upset the Russians.
Last song you purchased/downloaded? Cowboy Junkies- Sweet Jane
One word to describe your work environment: Focused
Rules to live by in business: Honesty and Integrity are paramount
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Bill Clinton and we would go to a chill place with live music
What is your dream job? I'm at it.