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Professional Profile: Amy Applebaum 2004

About

  • Title: Vice president
  • Company: New York City Economic Development Corp.
  • Location: 110 William St., New York, NY
  • Birthplace: New Rochelle, N.Y., 1964

Family: Married with two children

College: BS, Cornell University; MBA, NYU Stern School of Business

First job outside of real estate: Working for a help wanted advertising firm in New York City.

First job in real estate or allied field: I was an analyst at Southmark/Envicon Capital Corp.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? NYCEDC mission is to encourage economic growth in each of the five boroughs of New York City by strengthening the city’s competitive position and facilitating investments that build capacity, generate prosperity and catalyze the economic vibrancy of city life as a whole. NYCEDC’s plans for the future include promoting business-friendly initiatives to encourage job growth, expansion and redevelopment

Keys to success: 1. Think, act and conduct business as if you are one level higher than your title. That w, when it comes time for a promotion, you have proven that you are able to do the job. 2. Remember that the world is very round — what goes around, comes around. You can be firm and strong with your opinions and business dealings and be nice at the same time. People will remember.

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