Professional Profile: Damon Gersh 2018

Damon Gersh

Name: Damon Gersh

Title: President & CEO 

Company: Maxons Restorations Inc.

Location: Headquartered in NYC with branch offices throughout metropolitan tri-state area.

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: SUNY Albany (BA in Psychology, with business & philosophy double minor)

First job: Carrying groceries for shoppers at Grand Union supermarket for tips (age 10)

First job in real estate or allied field: Restoration project manager for Maxons (age 16)

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? President & CEO of Maxons Restorations, NYC’s leading disaster restoration experts. We serve primarily real estate and insurance clients to help them successfully recover from property damage and loss. I have established local and national industry networks to leverage the power of relationships and build communities.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I enjoy time with my family, golf, boating, live music and I’m the lead singer and guitarist in a local band. 

Favorite book or author: Kurt Vonnegut

Favorite movie: “The Godfather I & II”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Khruangbin”

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Invest in developing a large quantity of quality relationships, always honor your word and maintain a long-term, strategic perspective when making important decisions.

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?

Mark Twain at a classic New Orleans restaurant

What is your dream job)? Professional Musician