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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Roberta McGowan 1996


  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: Building Owners' & Managers' Association of New York (BOMA)
  • Location: 350 Fifth Ave., Ste, 6305, New York, NY 10118
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY 1957

Family: Married to Paul 18 years, daughter Kelly 12,

Firs job outside of real estate: Equitable Life Assurance Society, worked there 14 years

First job in real estate or allied field: BOMA/NY-Director of Membership

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Run the staff and activities of BOMA/NY -Just received Certified Association Executive (CAE)

Hobbies, likes and dislikes: Gourmet cooking, entertaining family and friends.

Extracurricular time: Golf; cooking; spend time with my daughter

Last book: “The Runaway Jury,” by John Grisham

Last movie: “Mr. Holland’s Opus”

Favorite movie: “Pretty Woman”

Key to success: Work hard and always do your best and success will always be the result!

If you were not successful in the business you are now and were forced to choose another vocation, whether you were qualified or not, what would it be? I would like to own a small bed and breakfast in NAPA Valley!