Teddy Schiff 2009
March 20, 2009 - Spotlights
Title: Managing Partner
Company: Oyster Capital Group
Location: 32 Union Square East, Ste. 800, New York, NY 10003
Birthplace and year: New York, N.Y., 1979
College: BA, Trinity College; MSRED, Columbia University
First job outside of real estate: Fixed income trader, Lehman Brothers
First job in real estate or allied field: Anbau Enterprises, acquisitions associate
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Oyster Capital Group acts as a principal specializing in urban infill projects and opportunity; invests in value-added ventures with the high-end consumer in mind. We are developing the first LEED certified townhouse in Manhattan and plan to do more townhouse conversion as the market turns around.
Hobbies: Fishing, squash, golf, thoroughbred horse racing
Favorite book: "The Greatest Game Ever Played" by Mark Frost
Favorite movie: "Top Gun," "The Last Samaurai"
Persons you admire most (outside of family): Ted Turner, Tiger Woods
Keys to success: Stay true to your beliefs and treat others as you would want to be treated. Be passionate and have fun!
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Pro golfer