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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Ralph Modica 2016


  • Title: Licensed Associate Real Estate Broker, Founder of The Modica Team
  • Company: Compass
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Birthplace: Manhattan, NY

Education: NYU BFA – Photography, Film & Video

First job outside of real estate:  Video Editor

First job in real estate or allied field:  Licensed real estate salesperson, then broker assistant to brokers Victoria Shtainer and Lawrence Rich.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I manage a brokerage team and I plan to filtrate into surrounding markets.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? I paint miniature model townhouses.

Favorite book or author: “Creative Visualization,” Shakti Gawain

Favorite movie: “Joy Luck Club”

Last song you downloaded? Alison Moyet’s – “Horizontal Flame”

One word to describe your work environment: Creative

Rules to live by in business:   What you give out, comes back to you. So make sure it’s positivity!

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go?  Deborah Harry – We’d go to some bar/club.

What is your dream job? I have that now.