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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Karen McGuinness 2012


  • Title: Director of Interior Design
  • Company: JRS Architect
  • Location: Mineola, NY
  • Birthplace: Huntington, NY

Family: Son, Daniel

College: New York Institute of Technology

First job outside of real estate: Ronald Goodman Architect, PC Great Neck, New York – Interior designer

First job in real estate or allied field: CIBC World Market One World FinancialCenter, New York City – Facilities

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Interior design director over seeing large corporate and healthcare projects. To establish more work in hospitality and retail.

Hobbies: Gardening, skiing and traveling

Favorite book: “Bible,” “George Washington”

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

Keys to success: Love the work you do, then it’s not work.

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Ronald Reagan

If you had to choose another vocation, what would it be? Being the creative person I am, I have always love the world of photography.