February 21 - March 6, 2017

Digital Edition

Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Dan Margulies 2007


  • Title: Chief Operating Officer
  • Company: US Energy Group
  • Location: Fresh Meadows, NY
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY, 1950

Family: Wife, Joyce; son, Josh, 19; daughter, Simone, 16

First job outside of real estate: Newspaper reporter

First job in real estate or allied field: Executive director, Community Housing Improvement Program (RE Trade Association)

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Trying to build US Energy from a successful regional family business to a national presence in energy control and monitoring.

Hobbies: Reading, sailing, skiing

Favorite book: Too many to count

Favorite movie: Any Indiana Jones movie

Person you admire most: My late father (family); outside of family it would be historian William Manchester, for the depth of his work and understanding of his own times.

Keys to success: Persistence and timing. One helps if you mess up the other.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Columnist. I have lots of opinions.