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Professional Profile: Scott Bloom 2004

About

  • Title: Executive Director
  • Company: Quest Commercial
  • Location: 360 Lexington Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017
  • Birthplace: New York, 1966

Family: Wife, Cindy and son, Brandon, age soon to be 3
College: Syracuse, BS, Marketing
First job unrelated to real estate: Sold extra bricks from my house in Long Island out of my red Radio Flyer wagon when I was four, then I was a newspaper delivery boy
First job in real estate or allied field: Leasing broker with Newmark.
What you company does now and its plans for the future: Full service commercial real estate brokerage-acquisitions, dispositions, lease administration and consulting. Upcoming plans include: already integrated with residential firm (Dwelling Quest). Mortgage Quest will launch soon.
Hobbies: Golf, Philanthropy-fundraising for cultural events (concert), children, elderly (Phones for Life), board member ETA-SAM, Inc., board member PBNA, New Leadership Cabinet for Israel Bonds, YM/WREA, Issues and Actions committee, PFL Chairman, New York Cares Coat Drive Co-Chairman.
Favorite Novel: Old Man and the Sea, by Hemingway
Favorite film: Capricorn One
Keys to success: Loyalty, Effort, Honesty, Exceeding expectations, Availability. Being available and open to all parties has proven a valuable attribute.
Person(s) you most admire (outside of family), why?: Donald Trump-because he took a little, made a lot, seemingly losing all and then building it back up. Turned a small fortune into a vast fortune and when he lost it he rebuilt it again.
If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be: Equities Trading