Professional Profile: Matia Nikolovienis, 2019

Matia Nikolovienis

Name: Matia Nikolovienis

Title: Partner

Company: Cohen & Perfetto LLP

Location: New York, NY and Port Washington, NY

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: BS New York University Stern School of Business, JD Hofstra University School of Law

First job: Retail 

First job in real estate or allied field: Law firm

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am an attorney in a boutique real estate law firm working on a full range of matters including office, retail and ground leasing; conveyancing on behalf of purchasers, sellers, investors and developers; financing with institutional, public sector and private companies on behalf of lenders and borrowers; government incentives for owner occupied and developer transactions; land acquisition and development and looking to continue to grow in this field of law.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Watching a movie with the family.

Favorite book or author: “Tara Road” by Maeve Binchy

Favorite movie: “Crash”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Eye of the Tiger” by Survivor

One word to describe your work environment: Productive

Rules to live by in business: When you enjoy what you do, you are better equipped to help others in what they want to do.

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? Oprah Winfrey at her house with her chef cooking dinner for us!