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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Perry Lee 2016


  • Title: Director of Acquisitions
  • Company: Margules Properties
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea

Education: Bronx HS of Science, BA Boston University and a certificate in Real Estate Finance & Development from New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate

First job outside of real estate: Cleaning fish in a factory in Alaska.

First job in real estate or allied field: I sold land in Florida for general development while I was in high school. 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?  I seek emerging neighborhoods and opportunities within. More of the same in the future.  And raise kids. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Rock Out!

Favorite book or author:  So many… “Siddhartha” by Hermann Hesse, “Power of Myth” by Joseph Campbell and “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck

Favorite movie: “Sid and Nancy,” a beautiful love story amidst chaos.

Last song you downloaded? “Close My Eyes Forever” by Lita Ford and Ozzy Osbourne

One word to describe your work environment: Inspired 

Rules to live by in business: A quote from Milton Hershey of (Hershey Chocolate Company): “I have always worked hard, lived rather simply and tried to give every man a square deal.” 

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? The Dalai Lama. I would bring a pack lunch and go on a walk and talk with him. 

What is your dream job? Living it. Deal Junkie.