Professional Profile: Minkuk Kim 2021

Minkuk Kim

Name: Minkuk Kim

Title: Principal

Company: Marin Architects, PC

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Korea

Education: University of Illinois at Chicago

First job: Deli Grocery Helper

First job in real estate or allied field: Anderson & Oh Architectural

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? In my role at Marin Architects, I manage our client relationships, as well as multiple teams of architects and consultant engineers. I am also a Certified Passive House Designer. I am currently working on several new residential projects. In the future, I look forward to working in a wider variety of building industries.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Xbox

Favorite book or author: “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee

Favorite movie: “Die Hard”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? ”Diamonds” (Acoustic) by Sam Smith

One word to describe your work environment: Consistency

Rules to live by in business: Be mindful to others and never miss a deadline.

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? Drinking with Keanu Reeves––anywhere but my house!

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) A chef for my family