Professional Profile: Hugh Finnegan 2017

Hugh Finnegan

Name: Hugh Finnegan

Title: Partner

Company: Romer Debbas LLP

Location: 275 Madison Ave., Manhattan, NY

Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

Name: Hugh Finnegan

Title: Partner

Company: Romer Debbas LLP

Location: 275 Madison Ave., Manhattan, NY

Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

Education: Fordham University and Fordham Law School

First job outside of real estate: Delivery boy for a drug store

First job in real estate or allied field: A very baby associate at the now defunct Sage Gray Todd & Sims

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am helping Romer Debbas further develop the commercial real estate side of the firm, especially the commercial real estate lending platform.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Catching up with my wife.

 Favorite book or author: “A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man,” by James Joyce

Favorite movie: “Field of Dreams” (I love baseball and it reminds me of my dad.)

Last song you downloaded? “The Perfect Crime” by The Decemberists.

One word to describe your work environment: Dynamic

Rules to live by in business: There are no problems, only solutions.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Pope Francis at the summer Vatican (I hear the views are amazing and the pasta is pretty good.)

What is your dream job? Player (point guard)/coach for the Knicks. Someone needs to get them on track.