NY Area Spartan of the Week: Max Dobens

Posted by admin | November 08, 2010

Max Dobens 

A few Spartan questions for Max Dobens:

Q: What was your major at MSU and what year did you graduate?
A: Business Major with an emphasis in Marketing – 1987.

Q: What are you doing now for work?
A: I am a residential real estate broker for the Jacky Teplitzky team at Prudential Douglas Elliman. I consult and advise buyers and sellers on purchases of Co-op’s, Condo’s and townhouses here in Manhattan.

Q: Where do you live?
A: Upper East Side.

Q: Favorite NYC restaurant?
A. Pomaire, the only Chilean restaurant in the City.

Q: What is best part of living in the NY area?
A: I thrive on the energy and diversity that New York has to offer. New York is a convenient, cultured, costly, cool and complicated city. You can find literally every nationality here and New York is the capital of the world and that is why New York is my home.

Q: What is best part of being a Spartan in New York?
A: Assisting “know-it-all” U of M alumni when they are selling their apartment – they always think they know my job better than I do but this Spartan is the one who gets the job done the right way.

Q: If you could invite 3 people from any time who were associated with Michigan State to dinner who would they be?
A: G. Malcomn Trout, the father of Homogenized Milk, Joseph R. Williams, the first President of the college and James P. Hoffa President of the teamsters, son of Jimmy Hoffa – all alumni.