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Professional Profile: Alan Kukafka 2006


  • Title: President & co-founder
  • Company: Flashpoint Plans, Inc.
  • Location: Manhattan's Upper West Side
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y., 1963
Alan Kukafka is president and co-founder of Flashpoint Plans

Family: Happily married for 15 years to Jennifer Harris

College: St John’s University, Chemistry major; John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Science Institute

First job outside of real estate: Delivered medication for a local pharmacy

First job in real estate or allied field: Security officer/fire safety director for a luxury hotel here in New York City

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? We began developing custom designed fire safety plans for residential properties within NYC, 8years ago, and have now teamed with Lightfab, of Rochester to become an installer of the country’s Best Photo luminescent Exit Path Markings (LL-26) products in New York City.

Hobbies: My Thursday night poker game, my family

Favorite book “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelly

Favorite movie: “Father Goose” with Cary Grant and Leslie Caron

Persons you most admire (outside of family): Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin

Keys to success: Going the “extra mile” in everything I do.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Astronomy