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Professional Profile: Joshua Weinkranz 2012

About

  • Title: Vice President - Northeast Region
  • Company: Kimco Realty Corp.
  • Location: New Hyde Park, NY
  • Birthplace: Jacksonville, NC

Family: My wife Meryl and two boys Ethan (7 yrs. old) and Reece (4 yrs. old)

College: M.S. Real Estate NYU, B.S. Boston University

First job outside of real estate: I owned my own auto detailing business throughout high school and college.

First job in real estate or allied field: Leasing associate for Rosen Associates Management Corp. in Jericho, N.Y.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Kimco Realty Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that owns and operates one of North America’s largest portfolios of neighborhood and community shopping centers. As of September 30, the company owned interests in 922 shopping centers comprising 135 million s/f of leasable space across 44 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico and South America. My current responsibilities are mainly focused around overseeing the leasing and operations of Kimco’s Northeast Region, which encompasses 13.6 million s/f over 115 different assets.

Hobbies: I am lucky to be a handy person so I enjoy building things with my hands and tinkering with things around the house. I always seem to be doing something…

Favorite book: I enjoy reading books by Malcolm Gladwell. My favorite was the Tipping Point.

Favorite movie: Any movie by Adam Sandler.

Keys to success: Work hard, be honest and take the time to understand the situation / deal you are currently involved in. Above all else, always try and do the right thing.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): I have a tremendous respect and admiration for entrepreneurs. To put your own reputation and capital on the line for a business you believe in is something that I really admire.