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Professional Profile: John Schwam 2010


  • Title: Owner
  • Company: Aligned Services LLC
  • Location: City Island, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: New York City, Sept. 13, 1957

Family: No kids but lots of sisters, cousins, nieces and nephews

First job outside of real estate: Former IT project manager

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Owner of Aligned Services LLC, a residential and commercial installer of solar and security window films. I’m looking at self-sustaining green roof installation and maintenance, home windmills and other green energy related products.

Hobbies: Railroadiana, reading and American history

Favorite book: “The Watch,” Rick Bass

Favorite movie: “Casablanca”

Person you admire most (outside of family): Jeff Bezos, founder, for proving you can change the world one click at a time

Key to success: Tenacity with a smile

If you had choose another vocation what would it be? Novelist