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Andy Kachaylo: ‘My greatest happiness comes when someone else succeeds’

An office manager on technology and coffee-pot lunches

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Inman is profiling office managers. Here's Andy Kachaylo, broker-owner at Re/Max Hometown Choice. Walk us through a day in your life. What’s the first thing you do when you get to the office and the last thing you do before you leave? What happens in between? I get up at 6:30 a.m. -- view emails, texts and balance checkbook ... Send emails for day, leave messages to get calls back and leave for office. In the office, I provide agent support (sometimes go on appointments with agents, solve tough issues, help save or secure tough sellers, work on office-level branding, ideas, events -- training on technology-related programs, business building and thinking ahead. I love a tough problem! What’s your favorite part of your day? Waking up breathing :) ... Then getting my hands dirty in the deals and finding something to learn for the day. What’s your least favorite part? Leaving. What does lunchtime look like for you -- do you leave the office for lunch ...