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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Ken Franasiak 2002


  • Title: President & CEO
  • Company: Calamer Enterprises, Inc.
  • Location: Wheatfield (Buffalo), N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Niagara Falls, 1968

College: Radford University, Va.
First job in real estate or allied field: Property manager
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Operations of a vertically integrated real estate organization, comprised of three operating divisions: development, construction and asset management. Within the next 10 years we hope to execute our strategic initiatives to position Calamer as a major development organization on the East Coast and nationally.
Hobbies: Golf, boating
Favorite book: “Atlas Shrugged”
Favorite movie: “Wall Street”
Person you most emulate (outside of family): Walt Disney
Key to success: Hard work – be supportive
If you were forced to choose another vocation what would it be? Stockbroker