Eric Rosenstock, managing director of Greystone, is the first to admit he is competitive. Not only that but he cheerfully acknowledges that competition is a mainstay in the commercial real estate industry. “It has what you would call a ‘eat what you can kill’ mentality,” he says.

Rosenstock traces this drive back to his elementary and high school days when he played basketball. “I took that competitiveness and applied it everywhere. Even when I was young I knew I wanted to be successful in business.”

It wasn’t always easy, though, he also readily admits.  “Truth be told, I interviewed twice at Greystone before I got the job,” Rosenstock says. “I was turned down twice.”

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