Professional Profile: Charissa Kwan 2016

Charissa Kwan - 2016

Name: Charissa Kwan - 2016

Title: AVP, Senior Appraiser/Reviewer

Company: Astoria Bank

Location: Jericho, NY

Birthplace: N/A

Education: BA, Journalism & Creative Writing

First job outside of real estate: Assistant controller at catering company

First job in real estate or allied field: Technical editor for appraisal firm

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I hope to continue to gain experience in the ever-changing real estate industry.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I spend time with my two kids doing what they like.

Favorite book or author: “A Separate Peace”

Favorite movie: “Dead Poet’s Society”

One word to describe your work environment: Dynamic

Rules to live by in business: Have integrity and be accountable

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Aung San Suu Kyi, anywhere of her choice

What is your dream job? Author