Professional Profile: Jay Stern, 2019

Jay Stern

Name: Jay Stern

Title: Mortgage Debt Originator

Company: HKS Real Estate Advisors

Location: Chelsea, Manhattan, NY

Birthplace: Lublin, Poland

Education: Rutgers Business School, New Brunswick - 2012

First job: Mortgage debt broker (internships in same field during college, first job out of college and same ever since) 

First job in real estate or allied field: Same as above

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Originating new mortgage debt transactions and continuing to grow with existing clients

How do you unwind from a busy day? Cup of tea to relax for a bit, then hit the gym!

Favorite book or author: “Remains of the Day” by Kazuo Ishiguro

Favorite movie: Anything directed by Martin Scorsese

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Spotify has me covered here…

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: You don’t ask, you don’t get!

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? John Lennon, we’d get some oysters and lobster rolls.

What is your DREAM job? Head brewer at my own IPA-oriented brewery.