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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Dana Lee 2016


  • Title: Associate
  • Company: Forchelli, Curto, Deegan, Schwartz, Mineo & Terrana, LLP
  • Location: Uniondale, NY
  • Birthplace: S. Korea

Education: Cornell University, B.S.; SUNY Buffalo Law School, J.D.

First job outside of real estate: A restaurant manager.

First job in real estate or allied field: Legal assistant/real estate associate at an in-house legal department.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am a real estate and banking associate at the firm. I will continue to develop my legal expertise and to assist clients in all aspects of their commercial real estate transactions.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I usually swim or take a long walk with my dog.

Favorite book or author: “The Alchemist” by Paulo Coelho

Favorite movie: “The Shawshank Redemption”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Adventure of a Lifetime” by Coldplay

One word to describe your work environment: Collegial

Rules to live by in business: Work with, not against, the other party for mutually beneficial solutions. 

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Confucius at a tea house.

What is your dream job? Travel journalist.