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Professional Profile: Douglas MacLaury 2012

About

  • Title: Senior Vice President
  • Company: : The Mattone Group, a Queens-based development and construction company with decades of experience in real estate and property management. The Mattone Group currently manages over 1.5 million s/f of property in New York City, Georgia and Florida.
  • Location: 134-01 20th Ave., College Pointe, NY 11356
  • Birthplace: Franklin, NJ

Family: Wife with two teenagers

College: Rutgers (undergraduate) and Columbia University (master’s)

First job unrelated to your current field: A YMCA camp counselor

First job in current field: I served as a financial analyst with Cadillac Fairview, a Canadian development corporation specializing in commercial real estate. During my very first year, I took over the Galleria at White Plains as my own project.

What you do now and its plans for the future? I oversee high-profile projects, including our co-development with DeMatteis Orgs. – Azure, the Upper East Side’s 128-unitnew luxury residential development that is now 60% sold. Plans for the future are to continue the momentum at this development that offers large three and four-bed homes and to continue to oversee our high-quality products.

Hobbies: Avid reader and book club participant

Favorite novel: “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Favorite film: The 1942 classic “Casablanca” a romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz, starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid

Keys to success: Make sure you continue to educate yourself and interaction with people is key.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Abraham Lincoln

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? I’d love to be a Diplomat