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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Janet Bortz 2008


  • Title: Vice President
  • Company: The Kislak Company, Inc.
  • Location: Woodbridge, N.J.
  • Birthplace: New City, N.Y.

Family: Married with 2 sons
College: SUNY Albany, BS in Business; Fordham University, MBA
First job outside of real estate: Dale Carnegie Institute in New York, N.Y.
First job in real estate or allied field: Sales for a real estate developer
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? The Kislak Company
Inc. is a dominant investment sales company serving the multifamily and retail markets.
Established in 1906, Kislak’s market leadership position and longevity are due to its ability
to offer clients a personalized, hands-on approach, coupled with the unrivaled expertise of
its long-tenured team of professionals, Kislak’s client base includes individual investors and
owners, partnerships, financial institutions and REITs. The firm provides comprehensive
market coverage throughout N.J., N.Y., Penn., Va., Conn. and Del. We are expanding out
sales force and geographical coverage to include more states.
Hobbies: Golf, tennis, bridge, gardening
Person you admire most (outside of family): Thomas Jefferson, Bill Gates and
Condoleezza Rice
Keys to success: Hard work, persistence and a sense of humor
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Landscape architect