Jill Gullace: Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Douglas Elliman

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Bio:

Jill Gullace is a smart and direct agent who has 11 years of experience, specializing in townhouses. for ove Jill holds a BS in Finance from Providence College.  Jill also holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Rochester, one of the nations top 25 business schools. Prior to entering real estate, she worked in investment banking sales and trading at JP Morgan Chase, UBS, Chase, and Deutsch Bank.

(25 East 94th Street)

What do you do best? 

I can talk to just about anybody without the slightest inkling of fear or social awkwardness.    

What makes you the best? 

My family, friends, good old fashioned competition, and just the fact that I love my job. 

Biggest success? 

Having kids, being a mom, and maintaining a strong marriage.

What are your aspirations?

Personal: Die happy having enjoyed life.  

Business: I would really like to own my own brokerage firm.  That or a doughnut shop.

Most challenging moment? 

Having kids.  However, it is also the most rewarding.

Favorite Motto:

“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Friedrich Nietzsche

Favorite People:

Personally, my family and friends are my favorite people.  Professionally, I really like the people that come to look at a super expensive listing and look like they do not have 2 cents to rub together, and turn out to be the gazillionaires that buy the property.

Favorite Places:

In NYC I love to go to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and sit in front of the giant picture of George Washington crossing the Delaware. It makes me feel like I could do a back flip.  Outside of NYC I like Italy.  They have lots of olives and watching the Miss Italia contest is pretty funny.  Applying make-up qualifies as a talent.  

Favorite Products:

Cole Hahn shoes, Stuart Weitzman shoes.  The Cherry Honeybee cookies at Glaser’s Bakery on The Upper East Side are amazing.  I love Florence Meat Market in The West Village.  If you get a roast they wrap it in fat and seasoning.  Sounds gross, but melts in your mouth.  Lastly, the doughnuts at Dressen’s Bakery in East Hampton are to die for. 

Current Passions:

At the moment putting together model buildings.  My son has a Lionel Train set and we are working to create the scenery that goes with it.  Assembling the buildings and painting the tiny details is totally relaxing as well as an opportunity to own lots of real estate.  We go to Jan’s Hobby Shop in Carnegie Hill for our supplies.  The owners are a mother and son.  They are super cool.

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