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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Greg Rand 2009


  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty
  • Location: One North Broadway
  • Birthplace: New York, N.Y.

Family: Wife, 2 little kids

College: Siena, BS, Marketing

First job outside of real estate: Selling sneakers at a sporting goods store

First job in real estate or allied field: Market study for the family business

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? We are a regional real

estate services company. Our highest profile company is BHG Rand (residential brokerage.)

We also operate Rand Commercial Services (commercial real estate), Rand Mortgage,

Hudson Abstract (title insurance) and are now launching The Hudson Group (insurance

agency). Our plans for the future are to build our company out to be the market leader in the

Lower Hudson Valley region. We are already No. 1 in the region in transactions, but we

don’t service all markets yet. We are expanding now to do that.

What is the biggest green change you would like to see happen in your over the next

10 years: Windmills on commercial rooftops. Close Indian Point.

Hobbies: Playing with my kids, tennis, new business ventures

Favorite book: “Anthem” by Ayn Rand (no relation)

Favorite movie: “Caddyshack”

Person you most admire (outside of family): Paul Adler, executive vice president of

Rand Commercial Service – mentor of mine

Keys to success: Create an exciting and compelling vision and attract talented people

to it. Choose your battles well, then never stop fighting until you win.

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Stay at home dad.