Name: Stephan Burke
Title: Realtor/Director of Sales
Company: Brown Harris Stevens Miami
What was your first job in the realty industry? Agent
Where did you grow up? Kinshasa, Congo
Growing up, what did you want to be? A rock star or actor
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? I practice meditation daily.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? I am an avid Formula 1 fan so it would be with one of the best race car drivers ever Artyton Senna.
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Bal Harbor Shops
What do you love most about the industry? The excitement of selling, meeting new people, changing technology.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? My team and I, Cassis-Burke Collection are leading the nation in joining real estate and the Crypto currency world together.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Not closing the sale, selling overpriced listings, buyers being denied financing and appraisals not meeting the sales price.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? I travel a lot to Monaco, New York, London and Paris to meet new clients and attend Real Estate seminars throughout the world to network with colleagues.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Stay tuned until next week and you will hear a historic announcement in the real estate world.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? I just saw the movie American Assasin.
What is your favorite restaurant? Makoto in Bal Harbor Shops
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Miami? Continuum North Tower in South Beach
What kind of car do you drive? Ferrari California
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone
What is your favorite city after Miami? Monte Carlo
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Get training and look sharp.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Smart MLS
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Michael Komaransky