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Professional Profile: Donald Welch 2001


  • Title: President
  • Company: DEW Real Estate, Inc.
  • Location: Albany, NY
  • Birthplace: Albany, NY, 1927

Family: Married 47 years, 7 children, 8 grandchildren

 College: Nichols College, Class of ’48

First job outside of real estate: Textiles

First job in real estate or allied field: Picotte Real Estate

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Continue my work in real estate, maintain my membership in SIOR, attending as many meetings with the Society of Exchange Councilors as I can, and becoming more active with the Real Estate Cyberspace Society.

Hobbies: Golf, reading, travel

Favorite book: I have many favorites

Favorite movie: “Saving Private Ryan”

Key to success: Stick with it no matter what obstacles are put in front of you!

If you were forced to choose another vocation what would it be? Quarterback for the New York Giants