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Professional Profile: James Meiskin 1994


  • Title: Senior managing director, SMC
  • Company: Grubb & Ellis Company; Inc.
  • Location: New York City
  • Birthplace: N/A

Family: Wife, Rebecca — merchandising manager of Bon Appetit Magazine (a Conde Nast Publication) High school/college activities: University of Miami — Finance Club, Student Government

First job outside of real estate: Never worked outside of the field

First job in real estate or allied field: Victor Posner Companies, Miami, Fla.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently focused on tenant representation nationwide

Hobbies, likes: Wine & cigar connoisseur

Extracurricular time: Read business periodicals and network

Last or favorite book: “The Art of War”

Last or favorite movie: “The Age of Innocence”

Person you most emulate (outside of family): William Gates

Key to success (one idea): Being proactive at all times

If you were not successful in the business you are now in and were forced to choose another Vocation, whether you are qualified or not, what would it be? Commodities broker