March 21 - April 3, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Richard Du 2013


  • Title: Founder and CEO
  • Company: Agorafy, Inc.
  • Location: 235 West 23rd St., New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Vietnam
Richard Du of Agorafy, Inc., New York, NY

Education: Community College
First job outside of real estate: Working in a supermarket
First job in real estate or allied field: An agent at Helmsley Spear
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am focused on building the best real estate technology platform for brokers, agents, and property owners, with a strong emphasis on the users experience and increasing transparency in our industry.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Pick up the phone and talk to brokers and agents.
Favorite book or author: “The Partner” by John Grisham
Favorite movie: “The Notebook”
Last song you downloaded? I do not download any music, my wife does.
One word to describe your work environment: Exciting or excitement.
Rules to live by in business: Focus, do one thing at time.
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? I would like to invite Mr. Donald Trump, I would love to treat him for Chinese food.
What is your dream job? Head coach of the Knicks. I would bring the NBA title to this beautiful city, Manhattan.