I’m Joe. I’m a 28 year old dude from Philly, working in real estate in NYC.
It was New Year’s Day 2009, I found myself sitting on my parents couch 6 months removed from college and unemployed. As I thumbed through the pages of US News & World Report I reflected upon what had gone wrong; I worked hard in high school, got into a good college, and had multiple relevant internships. Wasn’t this the path to success?
Maybe it was 10 years ago, but nowadays it’s almost impossible to have a linear career. The world is constantly changing, forcing us to adapt, stay flexible and be open to new opportunities.
As I perused the magazine with this in mind, I came across an article titled 50 Ways to Improve Your Life in 2009. One way to improve your life was ‘to start a blog’.
For the first few months I didn’t tell anyone I was blogging, I was doing it for myself. I was forcing myself to become part of the conversation. That posture alone changed everything.
I don’t consider myself a real estate guru. I’m simply a young guy passionate about the business with a desire to share my experiences and help all of you stay on the cutting edge.
Join me as I continue to explore the ever-evolving world of real estate.
3 Reasons to Read This Blog
- You’ll get insights into what it’s like to work in various sectors of the real estate business
- I’ll discuss the future of the business and share stories of innovation in real estate
- You can get involved in a community of like-minded real estate professionals driven by a passion to be on the cutting edge and grow their careers through collaborative learning.
I love my work. I’m Vice President of Investments at Atlas Real Estate Partners, an entrepreneurial investment firm based in New York City.
I received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Tufts University. While at Tufts, I was a four-year varsity soccer player. I also received a masters degree in real estate finance from the NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate where I served as President of the Student Association.
I also love skiing, boating, golf, travel, and spending time with family and friends.
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