Professional Profile: Gabriel Guzmán 2018

Gabriel Guzmán

Name: Gabriel Guzmán

Title: Structural Engineer

Company: SWBR

Location: Rochester, NY

Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

Education: University of Chile (B.S.), University of California Davis (M.S.)

First job in real estate or allied field: Merval Tunnel, Valparaiso, Chile

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Professionally, I do structural design for projects here at SWBR. In the future, I hope to travel more and visit Europe. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I listen to and play music.

Favorite book or author: “Pierre: A Cautionary Tale in Five Chapters and a Prologue” by Maurice Sendak

Favorite movie: “Sideways”

Last song you downloaded? “Hungarian Rhapsody No 2,” Franz Liszt

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Communication

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Frederic Chopin. I would invite him to dinner at my house and ask him to teach me music.

What is your dream job? I already have my dream job, and someday I hope to have the opportunity to design a skyscraper!