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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Maria Morrison-Barr 2008


  • Title: Vice President/Branch Manager
  • Company: Newport Federal Savings Bank
  • Location: 100 Bellevue Ave., Newport
  • Birthplace: Ithaca, NY, 1965

Family: Husband, Tracy; sons, Brian, and Sean

College: Tompkins Cortland Community College

First job outside of real estate: Banking

First job in real estate or allied field: Mortgage banking

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: I usually don’t plan too much ahead. Each day is a gift.

Hobbies: Shopping, making jewelry, camping with my family

Favorite book: Too many to list. I really like to read.

Favorite movie: Amy Jane Austen in “Bridget Jones Diary”

Person you admire most (outside of family): My sisters in survival

Key to success: Not taking myself too seriously

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be: Personal shopper