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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Michael Mandel 2013


  • Title: Co-Founder and CEO
  • Company: CompStak
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Birthplace: Cherry Hill, NJ

Education: Babson

First job outside of real estate: Identity analyst for a commercial music production company

First job in real estate or allied field: Commercial real estate broker

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Co-founder and CEO of Comp-Stak. Hopefully I’ll be able to keep doing this, but bigger, for a long time!

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? TV. And more emails.

Favorite book or author: I know everybody has read them by now, but I love “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” series.

Favorite movie: “The Game”

Last song you downloaded? Something by Sia I think? I downloaded her whole album recently.

One word to describe your work environment: Casual-serious

Rules to live by in business: Time kills all deals. Bite off more than you can chew…then chew it.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? My grandfather, who I never met. And I’d go to French Laundry. That place looks incredible.

What is your dream job? CEO of CompStak!