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Professional Profile: Robert Shapiro 2016


  • Title: Executive Vice President
  • Company: Cushman & Wakefield
  • Location: Manhattan, NY
  • Birthplace: New York
Robert Shapiro, Cushman & Wakefield

Education: S.U.N.Y Albany

First job outside of real estate: Working in real estate since the day I graduated college

First job in real estate or allied field:  Associate for Paul Massey

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently I’m an investment sales broker. 90% of my business is rent regulated apartment building sales.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Usually I hit the gym, play squash or meet friends for dinner/drinks

Favorite book or author: “1776” by David McCullough

Favorite movie: “True Romance”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Kanye West”

One word to describe your work environment: Intense!

Rules to live by in business: Persistence breaks down resistance

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? Steve Jobs – Nobu

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Chef