REBNY Member Profile: Bill Montana 2022

Bill Montana

Name: Bill Montana

Title: Senior Managing Director

Company: Savills

Location: Manhattan, NY

Birthplace: New York

Education: University of Colorado. But try to learn something new daily

First job: Commercial real estate broker

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m an office leasing broker and advisor. I help people and organizations make well-informed real estate decisions and save them money on their occupancy costs.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Family Dinner, Walk, Play guitar

Favorite book or author: “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” Favorite authors are Ian Fleming, Dr Suess, Shel Silverstein, JRR Tolkien, JK Rowling

Favorite movie: “Rush,” “Point Break,” “Trading Places,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” “Goldfinger”

Favorite streaming series: “Star Trek Strange New Worlds,” “Only Murders in the Building”

One word to describe your work environment: Stimulating

Rules to live by in business: Stay hungry, work hard, have fun!!!

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? Formula 1 Legend Nikki Lauda at the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc on the French Riviera.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Discover, sign and nurture new musical talent in the 1970s (A&R).