What was your first job in the realty industry? Broker associate with a Century 21 franchise.
Where did you grow up? Milford.
Growing up, what did you want to be? Policeman, and then realistically a banker.
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Crossword puzzles and listen to jazz artists.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? John F. Kennedy Jr. He was my age, and I would just like to talk to him over lunch and find out what it was like to grow up under such a spotlight.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? At home with my family or in the Sanctuary on a Princess Cruise ship.
What do you love most about the industry? Helping people and satisfying their needs.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I work primarily by referral from past clients and a strong sphere of advocates. I service my clients with all aspects of whatever they need by taking ownership of the listing. If they need repairs, etc… I have a network of trusted vendors and I arrange everything.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Having to let clients know that their price expectations are not realistic. That’s always a difficult discussion.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Coffee shops, hospital events (I’m a corporator of the local Hospital), corporate events, trade shows and conventions.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Raising my Children, with my wife, into the well adjusted and compassionate young adults that they are.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? As always, nothing beats Godfather I, II and III!
I have to confess, the Fifty Shades trilogy was an interesting read.
What is your favorite restaurant? Any small local place that we go to with my wife and our kids. Boston, Allston and Brighton or Federal Hill.
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Boston? The State House and the Masonic Grand Lodge.
What kind of car do you drive? Ford Escape.
Smartphone or paper? Both…I have an addiction to paper.
What is your favorite city after Boston? Ft. Lauderdale or Scottsdale.
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Let everyone know what you do and how you can help; don’t assume they know.
I know, that’s 15.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? My camera and navigation. I’m pretty basic.
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Not a big twitterer
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