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Professional Profile: Douglas Burkhardt 2008


  • Title: Owner
  • Company: First Realty Company
  • Location: 55 Canterbury Rd., Rochester, NY 14607
  • Birthplace: New York City

Family: Wife, two grown children
College: University of North Carolina, AB; Syracuse University, MBA
First job outside of real estate: Eastman Kodak Company
First job in real estate or allied field: Entered real estate brokerage, 1976
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Sale and leasing of
commercial and industrial and investment real estate
Hobbies: Boating
Favorite movie: “Thornbirds,” TV mini-series
Person you admire most (outside of family): Tim Russert
Keys to success: Attention to detail and never forgetting that we represent others, not
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Captain of a cruise ship