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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Robert Montaquiza 2016


  • Title: Director of Real Estate
  • Company: SDN Management
  • Location: New York metro area
  • Birthplace: Queens, NY

Education: St Johns University, MBA Finance

First job outside of real estate: European American Bank-ABN Amro

First job in real estate or allied field: Cushman & Wakefield Research Department

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future?  I am currently negotiating and transacting commercial real estate on behalf of SDN Management’s real estate portfolio throughout New York City and the tri-state area. I handle all aspects of leasing, acquisition, facilities and property management. Personally for the future, I would like to acquire more multifamily units. 

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Coaching my daughter’s sports teams.

Favorite book or author: James Patterson

Favorite movie: “The Shawshank Redemption”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? Sting, “I can’t stop thinking about you’’

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Adaptability is a key to success.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go?  That would be Bill Gates and any NYC restaurant would be just fine.

What is your dream job? My dream job would be running the NY Knicks.