Name: Sana McKenzie
Job Title: Broker Associate & Qualifying Broker
Company: Keller Williams Buckhead & CMG Asset Management
What was your first job in the industry? Receptionist with Amtrust Mortgage, right before the market crashed in 2006.
Where did you grow up? Brooklyn, NY
Growing up, what did you want to be? I wanted to be a news anchor on the weekday 5 o’clock news!
What do you do to relax when you’re stressed? Kickboxing with my trainer Moe for the best workout, traveling and grabbing a Martini at Houstons on Peachtree.
If you could have lunch with a well-known figure (living or not), who would it be and why? Oprah. Her name and accomplishments speak for themselves..she is phenomenal. =)
Where is your favorite place to hang out? Houstons on Peachtree & The Commerce Club
What do you love most about the industry? Real estate and people. I am blessed to be a part of an industry that is global. Real estate is EVERYWHERE and there are some gorgeous properties in the U.S. and around the world. I also love working with amazing clients, agents and vendors everyday.
How do you distinguish yourself from the crowd of agents? I distinguish myself by genuinely caring about my clients and providing the best service possible. I love to LOVE on my clients at all times and in anyway I can.
What is the most difficult aspect of your job? Working with people with bad attitudes and working with people who are lazy.
Where do you go to network and meet new clients? I network everywhere I go..my bank, while shopping, restaurants, the Commerce Club & Buckhead Club. However, my most favorite way to meet new clients is from a personal referral from a happy past client.
What has been your greatest accomplishment? Becoming a Broker in 2010.
What was the last good movie you saw or book you read? Tina Turner – My Love Story. Magnificent story.
What is your favorite restaurant? Bones
Architecturally speaking, what is your favorite building in Atlanta? Sovereign. The most beautiful and stunning high rise in Atlanta.
What kind of car do you drive? Love my Acura TL. Love it!
Smartphone or paper? Smartphone. What would we do without them?
What is your favorite city after Atlanta? London, UK
In 10 words or less, what is your advice for someone new to the industry? Love people & real estate in your heart always.
What’s your favorite real estate iPhone/Android app? Task Rabbit. Great way to locate wonderful contractors quickly.
Who are your favorite people to follow on Twitter? Russell Wilson & Andy Stanley. Both successful, humble, family oriented, hard working, giving and generous men.