Randi Glazer is a senior executive and a renowned underwriting consultant who has spent the past decade in senior leadership positions requiring a professional of unrivaled experience and expertise. As the lead consultant with RM Global Risk Management, Ms. Glazer has assisted underwriting firms streamline their processes for peak efficiency and efficacy, drawing on her own experience as an underwriting professional to ensure the best possible outcome for her clients.
Over the course of a lengthy career in the underwriting industry, Ms. Glazer has earned a reputation as a consummate professional who possesses a unique ability to quickly transform any company or firm through her guidance as both an executive and a consultant. Of course, Ms. Glazer is also able to draw on an impressive academic background that includes a specialized focus on both economics and business administration. After earning her undergraduate degree in economics from the State University of New York at Geneseo, Ms. Glazer went on to complete her MBA from American Intercontinental University, graduating summa cum laude.
Ms. Glazer’s experience and expertise is such that she is often sought out for guidance on an incredibly diverse range of critical and complicated issues relating to the field, and it is for this reason that she felt it appropriate to write a book concerning some of the most common issues raised by all manner of professionals in the underwriting industry. Featuring common-sense advice along with anecdotes and analyses regarding some of the most potentially frustrating occurrences in the field of underwriting, Ms. Glazer’s book offers unique insight into the manner in which she rose to prominence and also highlights many of the specific qualities that have made her such an exceptional and universally admired underwriting executive and consultant.
What do you know about the real estate industry?
There are many similarities between my field and the field of real estate, but I also have a great deal of firsthand experience from putting together and managing my property investment portfolio.
Have you ever sold real estate? How did you make it happen?
Yes, through the same realtor I have used for years.
How much experience do you have in buying or selling real estate?
I feel confident in my experience as both a buyer and a seller, but I also recognize that sometimes it is simply best to defer to my realtor.
Have you ever made a sell or a purchase you have regretted?
I sold a property that I would like to have back, but I only regret selling it because I didn’t maximize its value.
What advice would you give inexperienced who are wanting to buy or sell?
Focus on achieving a specific outcome and identify the best possible method for ensuring that it comes to fruition.
What have you found out to be the best way to market property?
Marketing — no matter the industry — requires a highly specialized approach in order to be most effective.
What tools do you believe are essential for success in the real estate industry?
I think being able to recognize trends in the real estate market is of paramount importance.
What has real estate taught you about life?
Much of my professional success has been the result of adopting a unique approach based on a specific set of circumstances, so my experience in real estate has reinforced my faith in that belief.
How can you use what you have learned in real estate to succeed in other areas?
I’ve learned that being consistently attentive to the ebbs and flows of the market is critical, and that is certainly a valuable lesson to apply to other professional endeavors.
Do you have a mentor who taught you what you know?
I have long believed that having several mentors is absolutely essential, so I have sought guidance from many real estate professionals whom I would consider mentors.
Do you have a feedback system? How does it work?
Yes, I use the same feedback system I developed for my consulting work.