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Professional Profile: Gary Joel Schacker 2009


  • Title: Principal
  • Company: United Realty/Triangle Properties
  • Location: Melville, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y., 1955

Family: Derek, 23; Ryan, 18; Morgan, 16

College: Yes

First job outside of real estate: Electrolux Vacuum cleaner salesman

First job in real estate or allied field: United Realty, 1978

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? For many snows in the past we know what was, but for the sun tomorrow we do not know anything.

Hobbies: Sailing/sailboat racing, mountain biking, skiing, tai chi, kayaking

Favorite book: “The Source,” James Michener

Favorite movie: “K2”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Lao Tzu (Tao Te Ching)

Keys to success: Passion, pursuit, persistence, ethics

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Helicopter rescue pilot