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Professional Profile: Barbara Armand 2014


  • Title: President
  • Company: Armand Corp.
  • Location: 1001 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 1105, New York, N.Y. 10018
  • Birthplace: Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Education: B.A. Mathematics/Natural Science (Natural Science specialization: Physics)

First job outside of real estate: Equipment Qualification Consultant (Nuclear Power)

First job in real estate or allied field: Construction manager/owner of Armand Corporation

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the president of Armand Corp., a construction management firm. In the future, I will continue to expand Armand Corp. in the New York metro area.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Have a quiet dinner and conversation with my husband.

Favorite book or author: John Grisham. I just finished “Sycamore Row.” Totally absorbing!

Favorite movie:”Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Ray Charles, Greatest Hits

One word to describe your work environment: Hectic

Rules to live by in business: 1. Do the best job possible – no matter how large or small the project, and 2. Never forget that the clients pay the bills.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? I would invite President Barack Obama to a Louisiana Gumbo dinner at my apartment in New York.

What is your dream job? Construction manager for the renovation of Penn Station.