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Mike Chereso

Mike Chereso

Realty Capital Securities

Regional Vice President

Personal Information

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School: DePaul University

Major: Finance and Accounting

Years at College Works: 2007 to 2008

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Realty Capital Securities

Title: Regional Vice President

Industry: Finance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Distribute alternative investments to financial advisors and their clients.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Having a chance to move back to Chicago,which is home.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

Provided me the ability to get real world experience in managing a sales force and clients expectations.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

Gave me the chance to learn from trying to unite a team with one common goal in a business.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Being the leader means working twice as hard as everyone else and leading by example.


What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Hiring is the most important part. Take time in hiring correctly and it will make your life a lot easier.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Get series 7 licensed.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Hanging with my crew at the job sites.

Last words of wisdom

ABC - always be closing