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Professional Profile: Bud Hammer 2017


  • Title: President
  • Company: Atlantic Westchester
  • Location: Bedford Hills, NY
  • Birthplace: White Plains, NY
Bud Hammer, Atlantic Westchester

Education: BBA Marketing – Pace University

First job: Newspaper delivery route

First job in real estate or allied field: HVAC service technician helper

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I am the president of Atlantic Westchester, a commercial and industrial HVAC and energy efficiency business. Together with my wife/business partner, we are focused on growing our company from a “mom and pop” operation to a small corporation with departments and managers. We are planning to leverage technology so we can work remotely from our RV while exploring the great USA.

How do you unwind from a busy day? I like to play golf, exercise and play backgammon on my iPad.

Favorite book or author: Robert Ludlum

Favorite movie: “Forrest Gump”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? “Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks” by Joe Bonamassa

One word to describe your work environment: Teamwork

Rules to live by in business: Treat people the way you want to be treated. Be honest, transparent, polite and respectful.

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go? Thomas Edison – any place in Manhattan.

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) Touring golf pro with a winning record.