Professional Profile: Peter Levitan, 2019

Peter Levitan

Name: Peter Levitan

Title: Founding Principal

Company: LEVITAN Real Estate

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Birthplace: New York, NY

Education: BA from Connecticut College

First job: Restaurant busser

First job in real estate or allied field: Doorman

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? LEVITAN is a commercial brokerage specializing in retail leasing and sales. We’ve hired four brokers in the past 18 months and I plan to continue hiring and developing new resources to keep up with an evolving market.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Run through Brooklyn Bridge Park with a good playlist or podcast.

Favorite book or author: Stephen King

Favorite movie: “The Royal Tenenbaums”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? Les Cactus by Jacques Dutronc. I don’t think I’ve purchased a full album since the 1990s.

One word to describe your work environment: Growing.

Rules to live by in business: Luck is the residue of design. 

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? Winston Churchill at John’s Pizza

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Ski photographer/videographer