Professional Profile: Steven Westreich, 2015
April 27, 2015 - New York City
Company: Westbridge Realty Group
Location: 15 W. 26th St., 9th Fl, New York, NY 10010
Birthplace: Mt. Kisco, NY
Education: BA from University of Maryland, College Park
First job outside of real estate: I've never had a job outside of real estate.
First job in real estate or allied field: Broker selling land developments in Maryland while I was still in college.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I recently launched Westbridge Realty Group, a full service investment sales firm in New York City. I am currently focused on building a team and structure that will dominate the middle-market here in New York.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Exercise, watch an hour of mindless TV, go out for dinner.
Favorite book or author: "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson
Favorite movie: "Zoolander"
Last song you downloaded? "Come Fly with Me," Frank Sinatra
One word to describe your work environment: Insane!
Rules to live by in business: Time is the most valuable commodity, and everyone has the same amount.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? I would have dinner with Arnold Rothstein, the famous gambler from the 1920's, known for rigging the 1919 World Series. I would eat at his "office," Lindy's Restaurant on 49th and Broadway.
What is your dream job? My dream job is what I'm currently doing, having my own company doing something I enjoy.