What do you do if you're rejected by 19 med schools and the firm you've joined goes belly up? If you're Fern Barrueta, you turn to commercial real estate.
The El Paso-native was pre-med at Georgetown, but becoming Dr. Fern wasn't quite in the cards. So after the office equipment sales job in DC flatlined, Fern was looking for a new start with a wife and three kids. His old boss recommended commercial real estate, so he went on the interview circuit with firms in the area, and landed at Studley, spending five years with legends of the local scene like Peter Speier and Steve Goldstein.My Story: Fern Barrueta
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