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15 Things You Need to Know This Morning

15 Things You Need to Know This Morning
What You Don't Know About Sharon Oliver
Photo: This summer with sons, Mike and Kyle, after hiking to peak of Arthur’s Seat overlooking Edinburgh, Scotland.
Title: Principal, Meany & Oliver Companies.
Main focus: Office leasing and sales.
Company: Commercial real estate brokerage and consulting.
Most memorable project: Corporate Executive Board lease for 625k SF at Waterview in Rosslyn. Challenging to convince CEB, located in multiple DC locations, to move to build-to-suit. Largest private sector lease completed in metro DC area at the time.
Hometown: Rockville.
Currently live: Arlington.
Why DC: Fourth generation Washingtonian.
School: Goucher College and GWU.
First job: Babysitting for 50 cents/hour.
Job in another life: Talk show host/morning show anchor.
People (living or dead) to meet: Paul McCartney and Warren Buffet.
Greatest fear: Heights.
Favorite music groups and songs: Bruce Springsteen, Thunder Road; Beatles, In My Life.
Favorite book: Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald; Catcher in the Rye, J.D. Salinger.
Favorite movie: Casablanca (1942).
Favorite vacations: Sailing in British Virgins; touring Italy and Spain; family time in Hilton Head.
Favorite restaurant: i Ricchi (1220 19th St., NW).
Bucket list: Travel around the world.
Family facts: Married to Jeff 34 years; four adult children; two golden retrievers.
Hobbies: Reading, traveling, and boating.
Advice for 18-year-old self: Try new things and take risks.


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