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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Mario Tarantino 1994


  • Title: General Manager
  • Company: Bender & Company of New York
  • Location: White Plains, NY 10601
  • Birthplace: Harrison, NY, 1953

High school/college activities: Football, tennis, produced college radio station

First job outside of real estate: Stationary engineer, S.U.N.Y. at Purchase, N.Y.

First job in real estate or allied field: Building manager, Long Ridge Office Park, Stamford, Conn.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? General manager, White Plains Plaza — Expand business base in Westchester and Fairfield Counties, Conn.

Hobbies, likes and dislikes: Motorcycling, skiing, trapskeet shooting, golf; dislikes: none

Extracurricular time: Computer hack

Last or favorite book: “Without Remorse” by Tom Clancy

Last or favorite movie: “Forest Gump”

Person you most emulate (outside of family): Lee Iacocca

Key to success: If you haven’t the time to do it right the first time, what makes you think you have the time to do it twice?

If you were not successful in the business you are now in and were forced to choose another vocation, whether you are qualified or not, what would it be? Veterinarian