My company & title is… Sr. Loan Officer at The Tizzano Team at Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation.

A typical day in my life includes…helping clients find the best financing options for home purchases or refinance, then picking up my daughter from school and making dinner.

My favorite thing about living/working in the North 32nd area is… how convenient it is and the community of friends we’ve made over the years. I’ve lived here on and off since 1982.

My favorite movie I could never get tired of watching is… Old School, it’s hilarious.

My family… consists of my wife Becky, my daughter Ella (9) and my daughter in heaven Abby (passed away at 8, would now be 13).

The business lesson I learned the hard way is… that persistence is what pays. One good meeting doesn’t close the deal(s)!

One thing I cannot live without… Oxygen.

When I was younger, I wanted to be… shortstop for the New York Yankees.

The song I would sing at Karaoke night is… either Play that Funky Music White Boy or Baby Got Back.

The one person who motivates me is… my daughter(s).
The last thing that made me laugh out loud was… probably me – I find myself hilarious.

The perfect day would be… that’s hard to say at this point.

My first job was… as a dishwasher at Martin’s 32nd St. Bistro, which was where Fatso’s now is.

My life… is a work in progress.

I’m currently working on… myself.

The best gift I’ve ever received was… my children.

The actor I would want to play me in a movie of my life is… people say I look like Harry Connick, Jr. so I’ll go with that.

My dream vacation would be to… Italy.

My words of wisdom to aspiring business owners… “You will have failure along the way, use it as a lesson.”