Caitlin Larry - Listing Coordinator
What were you doing before you joined the Mark Siwiec Team?
Before I joined this team, I was working at Hogan’s Hideaway on Park Avenue. I love the restaurant business and the community and family space that it creates, but it was time for a change!
What has been most exciting about your new position with the team?
Absolutely the most exciting thing has been learning a whole new industry that has such prevalence in all of our lives. Having a home, a place to set down your roots, is so human – your home is a reflection of your identity and also probably the greatest responsibility you’ll have as a person short of having kids. The house itself becomes almost a living, breathing thing. I am fascinated and privileged to be involved in this market, but even more to facilitate the kind of service that a transaction of such meaning deserves.
Where can we find you when you're not at the office?
When I’m not at the office you can find me spending every spare minute I have with my boyfriend Chris and our sweet, rambunctious, 1 year old pup Milo. We love to take him to the dog park or otherwise explore the great outdoors with him. He has an energy and curiosity that I only wish I could parallel, and owning him has made us both happier, richer people.
How do you spend your Sundays?
I love to cook, and Sunday is my favorite day to spend in the kitchen making a nice home-cooked meal for us to share. My absolute favorite culinary creation, however, is a perfectly crafted charcuterie board. At least once a month on Sunday, we ignore our oven and don’t fill our sink with dishes, and instead fill our tummies with endless amounts of cheese, pickled veggies, cured meats, sauces, and bread. I sometimes secretly think that opening a charcuterie business is my true calling in life – I dream in charcuterie – even my mom knows on the holidays at this point that I won’t be cooking anything for our holiday dinners, but I will be providing some fantastic meats and cheeses.
What is the last movie that you watched?
The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring. I’m not a giant fantasy buff but I think of these movies in almost biblical terms: some Tolkien experts might not agree with me, but I’ve never seen a book translated to the screen quite as perfectly as the Lord of the Rings series. The first one especially, when everything is still happy and peaceful, is my favorite rainy Sunday, sick day, watch while you clean the house movie – the simplicity and beauty of the heroism these stories display gets me every time.