Professional Profile: George Tollefson 2019

George Tollefson - 2019

Name: George Tollefson - 2019

Title: Realtor

Company: Lila Delman Real Estate

Location: Newport, RI

Birthplace: Newport, RI

Family:  wife Carolyn; son George; daughter Emily

College: University Of Rhode Island, BS Business and Accounting

First job unrelated to your current field: Corporate tax consultant with Price Waterhouse

First job in current field: Project manager Aquidneck Group Development

What your firm does now and its plans for the future? As a leader in best practices in the real estate industry and with a focus on high value properties and optimum results, Lila Delman Real Estate is committed to the highest levels of client care and continuing the founder’s tradition of meeting the highest expectations of our clients. This extends to our newly formed commercial division, which has already represented landmark sales in the state. 

Hobbies: Painting, cooking, French language, x-c skiing

Favorite novel: “A Tale of Two Cities”

Favorite film: “The Maltese Falcon”

Keys to success: Authenticity, creativity, commitment and follow-through

Person(s) you most admire (outside of family): Our former senator, Claiborne Pell

If you had to choose a different profession, what would it be? Teacher…it is basically what I do now.