Andrew Friedlander is co-founder of Colliers Monroe Friedlander, Inc. Andrew has more than three decades of commercial real estate experience and is Hawaii’s first member of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors. Andrew serves as director of Enterprise Honolulu and the Japan-America Society.

Andrew has decided to become actively involved in non-profit work 10 years ago realizing the support he has received from the community. He has been greatly influenced by his wife, Janice, incumbent president of Manoa Valley Theater and a strong supporter og the Meals on Wheels program.

Andrew has sat as vice-chairman of Aloha United Way. He has served as director and chairman of the Oahu Country Club. Currently, he sits as director of Enterprise Honolulu and Japan-America Society.

Andrew narrates to listeners how he has started his career in the real estate industry.

Throughout his long line of professional experience, he has learned that the two most important things to making a decent living are integrity and hard work.

“I learned that if you’re truly honest and do a great job and work harder than everybody else out there, you can make a very good living,” Andrew shares. “That’s what I’ve learned; doesn’t matter what business you’re in or what you do.”

He adds, “If you’re absolutely straight arrow honest and just bust your butt, you can make a good living for your family.”

Listen to this interview and find out more about Andrew and his lessons on professionalism, career, and the values an aspirant needs to reach his corporate goals.


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