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Professional Profile: George Williams 2012

About

  • Title: Principal
  • Company: A.G. Williams Painting Company
  • Location: Pelham Manor, NY
  • Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Family: Wife, Theresa; sons: George and Nicholas; brother, Arthur

First job outside of real estate: Truck driver

First job in real estate or allied field: Painter

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? We currently perform high end residential painting and commercial painting. We pride ourselves on our over 100 year history and our unparalleled customer service. We hope to stay within our core and maintain our residential customer base while increasing our commercial painting volume. We recently performed an acquisition and expanded into the Connecticut market and we hope to do more acquisitions to help expand our regional base. Our goal is 50% growth over the next five years.

Hobbies: Family, baseball and muscle cars

Favorite book: “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

Favorite movie: “The Godfather”

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Father Peter Kyriakos and Father Nick Anctil

Keys to success: Honesty, hard work and dedication. Do not be afraid to put in the long hours, it pays off. Having a strong family behind you and giving back to the community are also important.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? I strongly believe that I can’t look back and think about what would have been. Being in the family business, whether I chose the business or the business chose me, this is where my career path led me and I am proud of it.