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Professional Profile: Daniel Minkowitz 2016

About

  • Title: Managing Principal
  • Company: Mink Development
  • Location:
  • Birthplace: Miami Beach, FL

Education: New York University

First job outside of real estate: Renato Watches  

First job in real estate or allied field: Mink Development 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I run Mink Development, a growing development company that partners with other developers. We have about $300 million worth of real estate under development including two Manhattan residential projects: a luxury condominium conversion at 39 East 72nd St. and a 210-story, ground up condominium at 302 East 96th St. In South Beach, Miami we are developing a 400,000 s/f luxury condo development site. Our goal is develop more great projects and  build a vast portfolio of income producing properties throughout the United States. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I love spending time with my wife and four beautiful children.

Favorite book or author: Author – Malcolm Gladwell

Favorite movie: “The Big Short”

Last song you downloaded? Coldplay album

One word to describe your work environment? Productive!

Rules to live by in business:  Be a psychologist and super decisive 

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Mark Zuckerberg: I would go to a quiet place where I can really pick his brain like the Mandarin Oriental Lobby Bar.

What is your dream job?  I’m living my dream now.