Professional Profile: Cyrus Izzo 2020

Cyrus Izzo

Name: Cyrus Izzo

Title: Co-President

Company: Syska Hennessy Group

Location: 1185 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10036

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: B.S. Electric Engineering, Manhattan College (NY); Professional Engineer (NY)

First job: Newspaper carrier

First job in real estate or allied field: Electrical Engineer at Ammann & Whitney Inc.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the co-president at Syska Hennessy Group and I currently focus on firmwide management of our 525+ team members across 17 offices globally. I also provide executive oversight on some of the firm’s major client relationships. We are looking into the future with an eye on executing our strategic plan for growth, known as Vision 2025!

How do you unwind from a busy day? Surrounded by family and friends enjoying a great meal.

Favorite book or author: “Leaders Eat Last”

Favorite TV Show: “Shark Tank”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Fly me to the moon” by Frank Sinatra

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Be true to your clients and your colleagues.

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? Warren Buffet - his favorite restaurant.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job): Commercial fisherman