Professional Profile: Wayne Cook Jr. 2016

Wayne Cook - 2016

Name: Wayne Cook - 2016

Title: Partner

Company: Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf, LLP

Location: New York, NY

Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: SJU/NY Law School

First job outside of real estate: Prudential Securities

First job in real estate or allied field: Small boutique law firm

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Practice law in capital markets - I plan to continue for as long as possible giving my best each day looking for new ways to better serve our clients.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Gym or glass of Glenlivet Scotch

Favorite book or author: “Atlas Shrugged” by Ayn Rand

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake

One word to describe your work environment: Collegial

Rules to live by in business: Nothing is beneath you. No ego. Take care of today and don’t worry so much about tomorrow, because you can’t get to tomorrow without doing your best today.

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? I’d like to take Abraham Lincoln to Peter Lugers for nice steak. 

What is your dream job? CEO of Las Vegas Hotel and Casino.