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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Jeffrey O’Bannon 2009


  • Title: Director of Buildings
  • Company: Ellicott Development Co.
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • Birthplace: Buffalo, NY

Family: Wife, Lori; two daughters: Clara Jane and Lucia Gayle

College: St. Bonaventure University

First job outside of real estate: Administrator for the Eighth Judicial District New York State

First job in real estate or allied field: Property and tenant coordinator at Ellicott Development Co.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Real estate development and management.

Hobbies: Golf, working at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (I own this business).

Favorite book: “Alchemist” by Paul Coelho

Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Keys to success: Work hard-don’t be afraid to get dirty or fail

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Professional hockey player-and philanthropist-but first hockey player. Shallow, but true.