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Professional Profile: Adoré Flynn Kurtz 2008


  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: County of Clinton Industrial Development Agency
  • Location: Plattsburgh, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: New York City

Family: Husband, Perry; children: Robert and Brian; 2 grandsons
College: College of New Rochelle, BA, 1970; Ohio State University, MPA, 1982
First job outside of real estate: Social studies teacher in a NYC public school
First job in real estate or allied field: Planning and zoning officer/development
specialist in Connecticut
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? The County of Clinton
Industrial Development Agency is a public benefit corporation that provides industrial
revenue bond financing, sale-leaseback transactions to provide a variety of tax reduction
and abatement opportunities for industry. Members of the Agency are appointed by the
County of Clinton Legislature.
Hobbies: Reading, gardening and following politics
Favorite book: “The Scarlet Letter”
Favorite movie: “Pride and Prejudice”
Key to success: Balancing my analytical skills with a desire to improve my
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Engineer or architect