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Real Estate Connect speaker profile: Jon Steinberg

People often ask tech entrepreneur Jon Steinberg if he ever felt any pressure to join the real estate industry. While he himself is president and chief operating officer of social news company BuzzFeed, Steinberg's dad, mom, sister, and wife all work for Warburg Realty in New York City. "But growing up, my dad was a podiatrist," Steinberg said. When Steinberg was around 11 or 12, his father started in real estate as a sideline, discovered a passion for it, and became successful when Steinberg was already an adult, he said. Now, his father, Richard Steinberg, is the executive managing director at Warburg Realty, where his clients include celebrities, politicians and business leaders. A top-producing broker, he stars in the HGTV television show "Selling New York," and grosses more than $100 million in sales annually, according to the firm's website. Both Steinbergs will discuss their respective success stories in a father-son panel on the opening day of Real Estate...