Professional Profile: Yoshi Takita 2016

Yoshi Takita - 2016

Name: Yoshi Takita - 2016

Title: Realtor / Licensed Real Estate Broker

Company: Keystone Realty USA Corp.

Location: Flushing, NY

Birthplace: Osaka, Japan

Education: Focus on small business and entrepreneurship.

First job outside of real estate: Tending bar at a restaurant when I was in college.

First job in real estate or allied field: Real estate sales person at small office in Forest Hills, NY.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I currently list, sell/rent, manage real estate in NYC, and relocation service to people from overseas. Coming up, I am going to promote property management software from Japan to make life easier for managers and owners.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I enjoy a good dinner and drink at the end of each day to forget about work for the night. 

Favorite book or author: “It’s Our Turn to Mend the Broken Globe” by Shigeharu Aoyama

Favorite movie: “The Last Emperor” 

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Japanese classic bon odori music

One word to describe your work environment: Freedom

Rules to live by in business: Always do the right things

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? Emperor Akihito of Japan. I’d go wherever he suggests, I’d just like to feel his energy and power.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) My dream job is to be a landlord.