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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Kristin Liu 2016


  • Title: Senior Associate, Business Development
  • Company: Syska Hennessy Group
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace:

Education: BA in Economics, Columbia University

First job outside of real estate: Financial Analyst

First job in real estate or allied field: Marketing Coordinator

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I facilitate relationships between my firm and companies/institutions that are looking for building systems engineers (for HVAC, electrical, plumbing, low voltage, elevator, and sustainable design) to build out, renovate or relocate their real estate. I pride myself on building trustworthy connections with clients, brokers, project managers, architects, and BD professionals. I’m looking to become a partner in my company and to help build a phenomenal company culture.

How do you unwind from a busy day? Deep breaths. Music. Cooking.

Favorite book or author: “You Are a Badass” by Jen Sincero

Favorite movie: “Crash”

One word to describe your work environment: Metamorphic

Rules to live by in business: People first. Address a small problem before it turns into a large one. Set priorities.

What is your dream job? To be in a position where I can continuously work with innovators, educate others, and travel the world.