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Professional Profile: Allen Shayanfekr 2016


  • Title: CEO
  • Company: Sharestates, LLC
  • Location: 11 Middle Neck Rd., Suite 400A, Great Neck NY 11021
  • Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Education: Bachelor’s New York University and JD Magna Cum Laude Touro Law Center

First job outside of real estate: Working at a Dunkin’ Donut’s at the age of 14.

First job in real estate or allied field: Atlantis National Services (Title Insurance)

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the CEO and Co-founder of Sharestates, LLC. A leading real estate market place lending platform. I plan on being here for the long run, growing this company to tens of billions in origination volumes.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I love movies. Obsessed. I regularly look for new films to watch which will include some classics that predate my time!

Favorite book or author: “The Ultimate Sales Machine” by Chet Holmes 

Favorite movie: This is a tough one – I’ve always been a fan of Marvels or other super hero related genres. Perhaps “Avengers.”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “The Photograph” by Ed Sheeran 

One word to describe your work environment: Loud!

Rules to live by in business: Patience is a virtue. Never rush into anything, even if it means potentially losing an opportunity. The worst mistakes are made when rushing carelessly.

What is your dream job? Already have it!