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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Samuel Li 2016


  • Title: Founder & CEO
  • Company: Jewel Capital Inc.
  • Location: 205 E. 42nd St., 15th Floor, New York, NY 10017
  • Birthplace: Wenzhou, China

Education: Bachelor of Science, SUNY at Albany, majored in Economics

First job outside of real estate: Accounting assistant

First job in real estate or allied field: Purchasing agent for a small construction company based in Riverdale, Bronx.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I’m an entrepreneur and I’m planning to become a philanthropist/speaker in the future.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Listening to soft music and playing with my one-year old son.

Favorite book or author: “The Bible”

Favorite movie: “The Pursuit of Happyness”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “All of Me” by John Legend

One word to describe your work environment: Entrepreneurial

Rules to live by in business: Do to others as you would have them do to you

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? I would invite Michael Jordan to have dinner in Chicago.

What is your dream job? To become an influential entrepreneur mentor for millions of people and see their lives transformed.