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Professional Profile: Landon Dais 2016

About

  • Title: Associate
  • Company: Forchelli Curto Deegan Schwartz Mineo & Terrana LLP
  • Location: Uniondale, NY
  • Birthplace: Harlem, NY

Education: BA Morehouse College; MSRED (Real Estate Development) Columbia University; JD Hofstra University 

First job outside of real estate: My father made me take blue collar jobs, so I would have respect for their hard jobs. I was a janitor and security guard.

First job in real estate or allied field: Purchasing agent for Turner Construction.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Litigation attorney. The premier attorney for MBE/WBE developers/contractors

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Kiss my wife, and talk about each other’s day. 

Favorite book or author: “Fallen Soldiers”

Favorite movie: “Shawshank Redemption”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Kendrick Lamar

One word to describe your work environment: Teamwork

Rules to live by in business:  Do upon to others, what you want them to do upon to you. 

If you could invite one person to dinner who would it be and where would you go? Billionaire Robert Smith – Have steak at Old Homestead Steakhouse, and ask him to be my mentor.   

What is your dream job? General manager of the NY Jets.