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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Scott Kogel 2012


  • Title: Vice President of Business Development
  • Company: HKS Capital Partners, LLC
  • Location: 27 West 24th St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10011
  • Birthplace: Woodbury, NY

Family: Single

College: Undergraduate; Syracuse University, B.S. in Finance & Entrepreneurship; graduate: New York University – Schack Institute of Real Estate of Real Estate; candidate for M.S. in Real Estate Finance & Investments

First job: Associate manager at E&M Hardwood Flooring

First job in real estate or allied field: Sales agent at Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future: HKS Capital Partners LLC is a commercial real estate advisory firm, responsible for securing capital for permanent, construction and acquisition financing. As a firm, we’re looking to secure over a billion dollars in transactions for 2012

Hobbies: Tennis, golf, networking and spending time with friends and family

Favorite book: “Liar’s Poker” by Michael Lewis

Favorite movie: “A Bronx Tale”

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Warren Buffett and John Wooden

Keys to success: Be yourself, be loyal, be competitive and never be satisfied. Hard work and a positive attitude will always pay off.

If you had to choose another profession: General manager of an NBA team.