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Professional Profile: Morris Betesh 2012


  • Title: Director - Capital Services
  • Company: Massey Knakal Realty Services
  • Location: 275 Madison Avenue, New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY

College: Brooklyn College
First job unrelated to your current field: Lifeguard – JCC of Monmouth County
First job in your current field: Portfolio Manager, Jambet Realty (Local Family
What your firm does now and its plans for the future? In early 2011 Massey Knakal
expanded their platform of services to include the Capital Services division. Our division is
actively placing debt and equity for MK clients on all sorts of transactions. We plan on
growing our division to include more brokers and are targeting $500,000,000 in debt and
equity placement for 2012; hoping to double that in 2013.
Hobbies: Surfing, playing drums, hockey, cycling
Favorite film: “Back to the Future”
Keys to success: Hard work, honesty and attention to detail.
Person you admire most (outside of the family): Steve Jobs. He was a true visionary
and knew what consumers wanted before they did. In a 1987 interview with Playboy
magazine he referenced that in the future people would be able to connect their computers
to a “nationwide communications network.” He predicted this breakthrough would be as big
as the invention of the telephone.
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Architect