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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Abram Barkan 1994


  • Title: MAI, CRE
  • Company: Douglas Elliman Appraisal & Consulting
  • Location: 909 Third Ave., New York, NY 10022
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y., Feb. 22, 1919

Family: Spouse, Grace Barkan; Sons, Irwin and Martin
First job outside of real estate: Tailor shop
First job in real estate or allied field: June 1936, office boy – James Felt & Co.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Chairman of Douglas Elliman Consulting & Appraising Division
Hobbies, likes: Bicycling and gardening
Last or favorite book: “Disclosures”
Last or Favorite Movie: “Clear and Present Danger”
Person you most emulate (outside of family): The late James Felt
Key to success: Integrity
Business philosophy: Honesty, sincerity, hard work