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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Holley Drakeford 2013


  • Title: Sales Manager
  • Company: Giscombe Realty Group, LLC
  • Location: 1825 Park Avenue, Harlem, NY
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

Education: Luther College
First job outside of real estate: Planner Distributor – EJ Korvettes
First job in real estate or allied field: Mega Realty Ventures, Inc. – Foreclosure Specialists
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? We are a real estate brokerage whose core business is leasing, sales and management of retail, office and residential buildings.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Sports, music
Favorite book or author: Anything by James Patterson
Favorite movie: “Pulp Fiction”
Last song you downloaded? “Maiden Voyage” – Herbie Hancock
One word to describe your work environment: Challenging
Rules to live by in business: Success is 1% luck and 99% sweat
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Paul Robeson to Smith & Wolinsky Steakhouse
What is your dream job? Independently wealthy philanthropist.