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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Michele Lawson 2016


  • Title: New York State Licensed Real Estate Agent
  • Company: Gilco Realty
  • Location: Bronx, NY
  • Birthplace: Harlem, NY
Michele Lawson, Gilco Realty

Education: BS in Banking and Finance, MPA in Human Resource Management

First job: Summer Youth Employment Program/ McDonald’s

First job in real estate or allied field: Real estate agent with Coldwell Banker RE

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am working with Gilco Realty as a commercial real estate agent. I plan to be the go to person for commercial space in the Bronx and Manhattan area. My focus will be commercial leasing, sales and management.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I enjoy listening to music, watching my fish interact in my 55 gallon aquarium and working on my plan of action for the next day.

Favorite book or author: Iyanla Vanzant

Favorite movie: “Love Jones”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? The Empire CD. Volume 2 from Season 1

One word to describe your work environment: Professional

Rules to live by in business: Remain courteous, ethical, dedicated and professional at all times. Empower, assist and teach others as they strive to reach their goals.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? I would invite Oprah Winfrey to dinner at her favorite restaurant.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) My dream job is to own a business in the entertainment industry assisting clients with their real estate and travel needs.