What was your first job in the realty industry?
Real Estate Consultant
Where did you grow up?
Lower Burrell, Pa.
What is your favorite free-time activity?
Watching my children and grandchildren participate in various sporting/concert events.
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed?
Cooking on the grill.
Growing up, what did you want to be?
An executive for a large competitive corporation.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why?
Colin Powell – a great Secretary of State for this country and still sought after today for his wisdom by many in power.
Where is your favorite place to hang out?
Hanging out on the patio/poolside in my backyard and watching the kids play –I am reminded of all the blessings I am thankful for.
What do you love most about the industry?
Exceeding the expectations of others and often making a difference in the lives of others.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents?
By providing a quality of service second to none and making it happen.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job?
Working with others who do not put the best interest of their clients ahead of their own.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients?
I think everywhere you go that has one of more people is an opportunity to talk about real estate and meet new potential clients.
What has been your greatest accomplishment?
Being able to continue to provide for my family and experiencing the many great relationships that real estate has given me.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read?
What is your favorite restaurant?
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Houston?
Minute Maid Park.
What kind of car do you drive?
Smartphone or Paper?
What is your favorite city after Houston?
What is your advice for someone new to the industry?
Interview many Brokers before you make a choice and pick the one that has the best training, training, traning and training.
What’s your favorite Real Estate iPhone/ Blackberry app?