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Professional Profile: Richard Maltz 2008

About

  • Title: Chairman
  • Company: Greiner-Maltz Company of New York, Inc.
  • Location: 42-12 28th St., Long Island City, NY 11101
  • Birthplace: New York City

Family: Wife, Suzanne, two daughters; four grandchildren

College: New York University, Washington Square College, Class of ’47

First job outside of real estate: Packing hats on Waverly Place in between classes

First job in real estate of allied field: At 18, a mortgage canvasser

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? With its roots in the burgeoning industrial market, which N.Y.C. and its boroughs experienced from the 1950s, Greiner-Maltz has been adapting to a changing market mix influenced by the increased demand for retail, office and residential development. Our detailed knowledge of the industrial marketplace has allowed us to command the forefront of this “conversion” market as industrial land has been converted to retail shopping centers, and industrial loft buildings have been converted to both office and residential condos.

Hobbies: Fishing, gardening, scuba diving

Favorite book: “The Old Man and the Sea,” Hemingway

Favorite movie: “Around the World in 80 Days,” the original version

Person you admire most (outside of family): Bob Joseph, my mentor who taught me the business

Keys to success: Work hard, work smart, work honest

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? I like what I do.