Agent Snapshot: Timothy M. Garvey, Broker Associate, Century 21

Name: Timothy M. Garvey

Title: Broker Associate

Company: CENTURY 21 Commonwealth

What was your first job in the realty industry? Sales Associate

Where did you grow up? Upstate New York, Connecticut, Central Massachusetts

Growing up, what did you want to be? Lawyer/ Journalist/ BSA Executive

What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Read, tennis, a different task

If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Thomas Jefferson – such a complicated personality

Where is your favorite place to hang out? Newfound Lake, any ocean beach

What do you love most about the industry? No two days are alike – no two clients are the same – always a challenge

How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? Knowledge, service, community involvement

What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Losing out on a listing

Where do you go to network and meet new clients? Volunteer opportunities

What has been your greatest accomplishment? Two children, three grandchildren, self knowledge,

What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Moonlight

What is your favorite restaurant? The 99

Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Boston? Trinity Church

What kind of car do you drive? Buick Lacrosse

Smartphone or paper? Both

What is your favorite city after Boston? Montreal

In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Be careful what company you select for affiliation, find a mentor

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