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Professional Profile: Thomas Thaney 2008


  • Title: Senior Sales Representative
  • Company: Public Abstract Corporation
  • Location: 16 West Main St., Rochester, NY 14614
  • Birthplace: Rochester, NY

Family: Married 34 years; wife, Mary Jane; children: May, Michael, Kaitlin

College: BA, Finance, Walsh University, N. Canton, Ohio

First job outside of real estate: Packaging sales, St. Joe Paper Co., 1970

First job in real estate or allied field: Public Abstract Corp., Title Insurance since 2003

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Our firm provides search and title products to the Upstate residential and commercial real estate markets. We are also a division of First American Title Corp. and are currently offering national service to our market area.

Hobbies: Golf, fishing, camping

Favorite book: Any Grisham novel

Favorite movie: National Treasure movies

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Maggie Brooks, Rush Limbaugh, Ronald Reagan

Keys to success: Networking, educational organizations and seminars, charity work

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Theater, entertainment industry