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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Osei Rubie 2015


  • Title: President
  • Company: National Standard Abstract LLC
  • Location: 31 Stewart St., Floral Park, N.Y. 11001
  • Birthplace: San Jose, Costa Rica

Education: Lincoln University

First job outside of real estate: Warner Lambert Consumer Products

First job in real estate or allied field: Fidelity National Title Insurance Company

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the president of National Standard Abstract LLC. My firm is a full service title agency. With a broad base of experience in all aspects of real estate transactions, our team of seasoned title professionals will guide clients to the closing table as well as post closing. Our team of seasoned professionals at NSA have 100+ years of experience in the title industry. NSA currently has several large commercial transactions in the pipeline as well as high net worth residential transactions. Our goal is to be the leading title agency in residential, commercial and affordable housing real estate transactions.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Have fun discussions with my four kids.

Favorite book or author: “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu

Favorite movie: “Pursuit of Happyness”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Bob Marley -“Three Little Birds”

One word to describe your work environment: Dynamic

Rules to live by in business: Be sure to help others reach their goals as they put effort toward you reaching your 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? Nelson Mandela, I would want to take him to my restaurant New Harlem Besame in NYC. I would want to hear the story of how he overcame so much within his life journey.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Owner of a restaurant in Costa Rica. Actually, I already have part of the DREAM accomplished with my partner role in New Harlem Besame Restaurant.