Ryan Serhant, an agent with New York’s Nest Seekers, moved to the Big Apple to take a part in “As the World Turns” in 2007. After the show killed off his character, Serhant needed a new career, and real estate was waiting for him.

Watch Serhant talk to Inman’s Laura Monroe onstage at Real Estate Connect New York 2015 about the transition, whether social media is worth the time investment and how telling a pregnant woman at Starbucks, “You look like you need more room,” led to one of his first clients.

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