What was your first job in the realty industry? I’ve been a real estate agent since 1992.
Where did you grow up? Cicero.
What is your favorite free-time activity? Poker (Texas Hold ’em).
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Work more.
If you weren’t a Realtor, what would you be? A full-time real estate investor.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Robert De Niro, to get advice on how to be the best in my field.
What is your favorite place to “hang out?” Las Vegas.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Putting it down.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Real estate conventions.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? “The Fighter.”
What is your favorite restaurant? Fix in Las Vegas.
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Chicago? Trump Tower.
What kind of car do you drive? CLS 500 Mercedes.
BlackBerry, iPhone or Paper? iPhone.
What is your favorite city after Chicago? Palm Springs.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Prospect, prospect, prospect.