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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Michelle Keller 2013


  • Title: Director of Risk Management
  • Company: LeChase Construction Services, LLC
  • Location: Rochester, NY
  • Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Education: Property & Casualty License, Life & Health License, Commercial Lines Coverage Specialist Designation (CLCS); working toward CIC and AAI designations.

First job outside of real estate: Sales (in marketing field, and insurance industry)

First job in real estate or allied field: Provided Risk Management Consulting services to construction industry.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? My team assists LeChase in making smart business decisions regarding risks we face as an organization, and developing strategies to manage, transfer and reduce that risk.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Hang out with my husband and son. Sometimes the unwinding part is just a lofty goal with an active 5 year old!

Favorite book or author: There are so many I can’t begin to pick a favorite!

Favorite movie: “Heat”

Last song you downloaded? I don’t even remember. I’m a big iHeart Radio fan.

One word to describe your work environment: Energized

Rules to live by in business: 1. Integrity is doing things the right way, even when there is nobody watching and no one will find out. 2. Quality is not an act, but a habit.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? Condoleeza Rice. Someplace with a great wine list!

What is your dream job? The one I have now!!