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Professional Profile: William Yorio 2009


  • Title: Executive Vice President
  • Company: Corporate National Realty
  • Location: 135 Crossways Park Dr., Woodbury, NY 11797
  • Birthplace: Jackson Heights, Queens, NY, 1944

Family: Live in Manhasset, N.Y.; married 34 years (Jacquie) with 3 adult children: Dana, Regina and Paul

College: Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, ’67

First job outside of real estate: Bartender

First job in real estate or allied field: Commercial division of Douglas Elliman & Co. in Midtown N.Y.

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Commercial and industrial leasing and sales; work smart – work hard; expand my business services and find new opportunities in a recessionary market.

Hobbies: Skiing and golf

Favorite book: Last book read was: “Wedding of the Waters” by Peter Bernstein about the development of the Erie Canal.

Favorite movie: “The Godfather” I and II

Persons you admire most (outside of family): Warren Buffett, Bill Gates and Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Keys to success: Integrity, organization, product knowledge, creativity, persistence and building relationships; “saying what you do and doing what you say.”

If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Residential builder or ski mountain owner/operator