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Frederick Warburg Peters on ‘feeling like a facilitator to a talented performer moving to the top of the game’

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Frederick Warburg Peters is president of Warburg Realty Partnership. Age: 63 Degree, school: Bachelor of Arts from Yale, Master of Arts from CUNY Location: New York City Social media: Blog, LinkedIn What's your favorite activity outside of work and why? I am a big lover of going to new opera and instrumental works written since World War II. I was a composer in my former life, so this is a big passion for me. What's your favorite classic piece of literature and why? No one of any intelligence has a favorite book -- books are way too diverse to be able to select one over another. But I can give a few answers: My favorite novel is probably Dickens’ "Bleak House," with George Eliot’s "Middlemarch" and Marilynne Robinson’s "Housekeeping" also way up there. Are you the first entrepreneur in your family? No, but I am probably the first entrepreneur in a few generations. I had two great-great-grandfathers who were entrepreneurs -- one opened a depart...