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Professional Profile: Steven Dobbs 2008


  • Title: Senior Vice President - Development
  • Company: Castle Development/CFC Finance
  • Location: New York City
  • Birthplace: Brooklyn, N.Y., 1963

Family: Wife, Gail, and 3 great kids: Dustin, JD and Sarah
College: Pratt Institute, USC
First job outside of real estate: Bagel bakery manager for family business
First job in real estate or allied field: Atlantic City master planning hotel development
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently leading four
development teams in the real estate-design & construction of hi-rise luxury condo towers.
In the future I look forward to looking up at our projects knowing I had directed the efforts
to accomplish our goals. Then a great glass of wine with Gail who gives me inspiration to
succeed with my passion to build.
Hobbies: Taking in as many Yankee games as I can, playing softball with the old guys
on Sundays-a little tennis and golf, catering to the kids and as a food and wine lover I enjoy
discovering new restaurants and sharing exotic wine with my wife.
Favorite book: “The Fountainhead”
Favorite movie: “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Person you admire most (outside of family): Michael Caine
Key to success: Having been very involved for several years in building hotel and theme park projects with Euro Disney as a Walt
Disney Imagineer was a command performance and highlight.
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? I would probably be a country bumpkin veterinarian.