Professional Profile: Ace Watanasuparp 2018

Ace Watanasuparp

Name: Ace Watanasuparp

Title: Vice President/Regional Manager

Company: Citizens Bank

Location: 125 Park Ave., 18th Floor, NY, NY, 10017

Birthplace: Suffern, NY

Education: Bachelors of Science, University of Connecticut

First job outside of real estate: Server at Pizza Boy 2

First job in real estate or allied field: Citi Mortgage at One Court Sq. in Long Island City. Managed all employee accounts.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? As vice president of Citizens Bank, I am responsible for residential lending in New York covering Manhattan and the city’s boroughs, as well as Connecticut, New Jersey and Florida. In 2017, I led my region to more than $2.2 billion in closed loans. My goal is to constantly exceed expectations by expanding the firm’s residential lending practice into new markets and to capture unprecedented market share in purchase financing as well as refinancing.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Spending time with family and friends, playing basketball, doing yoga and being outdoors. 

Favorite book or author: “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu 

Favorite movie: “The Departed” and “Jerry McGuire”

Last song you purchased/downloaded?  “Lauv” – I like me better

One word to describe your work environment: Action!

Rules to live by in business: Growing people through coaching and opportunity

What is your dream job? I’ve been interested in real estate since college. That combined with my interest in hospitality and finance, led me into the banking industry.