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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Norman Bobrow 2013


  • Title: President
  • Company: Norman Bobrow & Co.
  • Location: 331 Madison Ave., 7th Floor, New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Queens, N.Y.

Education: Bachelor’s degree from New York Institute of Technology
First job outside of real estate: Brighton Beach Baths, Brooklyn, N.Y.
First job in real estate or allied field: Centex Homes Corp.
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I run the second largest tenant brokerage firm in New York City. My future plans are the same.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Attend to my two greenhouses in Jamaica Estates where I grow cactus and succulents.
Favorite book or author: “Dracula”
Favorite movie: “Jurassic Park”
One word to describe your work environment: Happy
Rules to live by in business: Tell the truth, work hard, don’t look to the left, don’t look to the right, don’t look back – just look forward.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? I would eat with mayor Bloomberg at The Second Avenue Deli.
What is your dream job? President of Vornado Realty Trust