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Professional Profile: Kelly Anne Pierce 2017


  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers, Inc.
  • Location: Albany, NY
  • Birthplace: Albany, NY
Kelly Anne Pierce, Commercial and Industrial Real Estate Brokers, Inc.

Family: Married 37 years to Jerry Pierce, daughter Jennifer Fera and son-in-law Jason Fera; 4-year-old granddaughter, and light of my life, Alexis Catherine

First job unrelated to your current field: Making the donuts

First job in current field: Office manager and commercial sales associate, Portfolio Real Estate

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? CIREB is an association of over 600 Realtors and affiliates concentrating in the commercial real estate industry.  We provide support and services to our members, including the nation’s first commercial real estate MLS. It is with great pride that I am here as we celebrate our 50th anniversary in business and excited to see continued growth within the association.

Hobbies: Gardening, camping, baking

Favorite novel: “Raptor Red”

Favorite film: “The Abyss”

Keys to success:  Know your product, be nice

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Ric O’Barry, Dolphin Project and Sylvia Earle, Mission Blue

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Underwater photographer