November 27, 2013 - Front Section
Name: Michael Mandel
Title: Co-Founder and CEO
Location: Manhattan, NY
Birthplace: Cherry Hill, NJ
First job outside of real estate: Identity analyst for a commercial music production company
First job in real estate or allied field: Commercial real estate broker
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Co-founder and CEO of CompStak. Hopefully I'll be able to keep doing this, but bigger, for a long time!
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? TV and more emails.
Favorite book or author: "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" series.
Favorite movie: "The Game"
Last song you downloaded? Sia, I downloaded her whole album recently.
One word to describe your work environment: Casual-serious
Rules to live by in business: Time kills all deals. Bite off more than you can chew...then chew it.
What is your dream job? CEO of CompStak!
If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead) who would it be and where would you go? My grandfather, who I never met. And I'd go to French Laundry. That place looks incredible.