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Professional Profile: Jed Garfield 2005

About

  • Title: Managing Partner
  • Company: Leslie J. Garfield & Co., Inc.
  • Location: 505 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022
  • Birthplace: New York, N.Y., 1963

Family: Wife, Karen, two sons Clay and Charlie

College: Skidmore College, BA, 1985 SIPA, Columbia U., MIA 1991

First Job Unrelated to your current field: Bussing tables.

First Job in current field: Fieldwork in the appraisal department of William A. White & Sons, 1983.

What Your Finn Does Now and It’s Plans for the Future: Specialize in the sale and valuation of residential, commercial and institutional townhouse properties. For the future we hope to expand, slowly, into Brooklyn and other boroughs where we feel we can provide outstanding brokerage services.

Hobbies: Read, hike, ski and collect art.

Favorite Novel: “The Emperor” by Ryszard Kapuscinski

Favorite Film: “You Can Count on Me” (Mark Buffalo and Laura Linney)

Keys to Success: My father’s reputation and an awful lot of hard work.

Person(s) You Most Admire (outside of family): Jimmy Carter

If You Had To Choose a Different Profession, What Would It Be: Run a bookstore/restaurant with my wife away from New York City.