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Professional Profile: Alan Hastings 2016


  • Title: President
  • Company: Hastings Cohn Real Estate
  • Location: 423 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo New York 14222
  • Birthplace: Providence, RI
Alan Hastings, Hastings Cohn Real Estate

Family: Angela (wife), Cole (19) and Olivia (21)

College: State University College at Buffalo

First job unrelated to your current field: Supermarket clerk

First job in current field: Commercial real estate sales

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? Sales and leasing of retail, office, warehouse and investment properties in the Buffalo NY market. Continue to do much more of the same in this hot area.

Hobbies: Golf, playing guitar

Favorite novel: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

Favorite film: “Tommy Boy”

Keys to success: Get up, show up and be creative

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): John F. Kennedy

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Commercial real estate developer