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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Francis Marcel-Keyes 2013


  • Title: Vice President of Finance
  • Company: Sinatra & Company
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • Birthplace: Washington, DC

Education: Economics BA – Harvard University

First job outside of real estate: Investment Banking

First job in real estate or allied field: Sinatra and Company Realty

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I manage finances and investor relations at Sinatra. I hope we continue growing the company and helping to redevelop Buffalo.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Happy hour

Favorite book or author: George RR Martin

Favorite movie: “No Country for Old Men”

Last song you downloaded? “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke

One word to describe your work environment: Busy

Rules to live by in business: Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Sun Tzu, Per Se

What is your dream job? International real estate mogul