The PSR Digital Handshake: Meet Daniel Lipton

Name: Daniel Lipton

Known Nicknames: Soup.

I am:  A dad first, a really great cook second, and a real estate agent third.

Neighbourhood of Residence: St Clair West.

Previous Professional Life: Chef, custom home builder / construction manager.

Getting to know Daniel Lipton in 10 questions:

  1. What made you decide to get into real estate?
    After almost a decade of building and renovating houses, I’ve learned that there is nothing more satisfying than helping someone find a great place to call home.
  1. Where would we find you on a Friday night in Toronto?
    We love having people over for Shabbat dinner: in the summer, we spend a lot of time in the backyard with friends and family.
  1. Most embarrassing real-estate moment:
    Splitting my pants open in the first 5 minutes of my very first open house.
  1. Who stands out to you / do you most admire in the business world right now?
    Mark Zuckerberg.
  1. What is the career philosophy / mantra /inspirational quote that gets you through tougher days?
    “Don’t forget to bring a towel” — Sometimes it’s the little things that make the difference.
  1. What is your theme song?
    Reach Down – Temple of the Dog.
  1. Describe your dream home in 3 words.
    Acreage / Quiet.
  1. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    Leading a team of 2-4 smart and hard working agents who genuinely care about our clients.
  1. When you’re not wheeling + dealing real estate, what can we find you doing?
    Hanging with my family, playing music, cooking on my Traeger smoker, or at the dog park with my two German Shepherds.
  1. Highlight of 2016 so far:
    Finishing up a major renovation on my own home.