Personal Profile: Judy Columbus


Office: 585.259.9139

Fax: 585.381.5939


2006 Founder: Judy's Broker Network
2006 Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, California
1988 Founding Partner. Home Town Agency Inc.
1984 Founding Director/Treas. Home Town Funding
1978 Founder/President: Judy Columbus. Inc.,
Real Estate & Relocation
1969 Licensed. Real Estate Broker, New York
1965 Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, California

Guest Speaker

1991“From the Inside Out”
The International Alliance Conference
1989 “Effective Marketing”
Amerinet Relocation Conference
1989 "Business Ethics"
Presidential Panel, University of Rochester
1988 "View from The Top"
Rochester Telephone Co., CEO Series
1987 "Academia and the Entrepreneur"
Monroe Community College
1987 "Launching & Managing Business Ventures"
Rochester Institute of Technology
1986 "The Secondary Mortgage Market"
Monroe County Bar Association
1986 "A Career in Sales"
Alfred University
Career Women's Association
1986 "Staying Motivated"
Rochester Ass.Professional Saleswomen
1985 "The Art of Delegation"
Cornell University
Small Business Owner's Seminar
1984 "Qualities of a Successful Entrepreneur"
Monroe Community College
1984 "What It Takes To Be A Leader"
Nazareth College
1984/85 "Entrepreneurship"
R.I.T. M.B.A Program
1984 "Entrepreneurship"
University of Rochester M.B.A Program
1988 "The Entrepreneurial Experience"
Entrepreneur's Exchange Conference
1982 "Small Business Management"
Rochester Women's Network
1982 "Women Making Choices"
Junior League of Rochester
1982 "Corporate Relocation"
Argus Relocation Seminar
1981 "Women in Management"
Rochester Women's Network
1980 “You CAN Go Home Again"
National Convention, Sigma Delta Tau
1979 "Careers in Real Estate"
Rochester Career Education Counselors
1979/78 “Starting Your Own Business”
Women's Career Center
1979 "Women Mean Business"
Sibley's Career Seminar
1978/77 "The Process of Goal-Setting"
St. John Fisher
1976/75 “Real Estate as a Profession”
R.l.T: and St. John Fisher

FFraternal: Sigma Delta Tau

National Vice President
Coordinator:Gamma 2005 “Fiftyish Reunion”


1998 March of Dimes “Mother of the Year”
1998 Governor Pataki's NYS Community Service
1997 Habitat for Humanity, Honorary Chair
1997 Arts & Cultural Council “Business”
1996 GRAR “Realtor® of the Year”
1996 VWCA "Outstanding Community Leader"
1996 Urban League "Volunteerism" Award
1990,'91, 94 Genesis Network "Broker of the Year"
1988 Rochester Women's Network "W" Award
1988 American Marketing Association: "Excellence"

Community Service

• Chair: Realtors® Charitable Foundation
• Chair: 2002 Rochester Jewish Film Festival
• Boards of Directors:
• Golisano Children's Hospital :
• Greater Rochester Housing Partnership
• Community Tech. Assess. Advisory Board
• Rochester Chamber of Commerce
• Monroe Co.Convention & Visitors Bureau
• United Way of Greater Rochester
• WXXI Public Broadcasting
• Arts of Greater Rochester
• Women’s Career Center
• Rochester Women's Network
• United Jewish Welfare Fund
• Jewish Family Service
• Founder: Mentoring Program
Wilson Commencement Park
• Named Scholarship Sponsor:
Career Development Services
• Chair: Chamber Small Business Council Gala
• SBA Council Member:
Federal Reserve Bank of New York
• Chair: PR Red Cross Capital Campaign
• Advisory Board Member:
Women's Health Source at Highland Hospital
• Editorial Board Member:
Rochester Women's Magazine
• Director's Circle: Memorial Art Gallery
• Youth Commission Member:
Brighton Town Narcotics Guidance Council

Featured in National Publications

1997 Real Trends
1997 Ask Women
1991 Real Estate Today (& 1981)
1991 Realty Update
1991 National Relocation and Real Estate
1984 Rochester Women Magazine
1982 Working Woman Magazine
1980 Torch, Sigma Delta Tau

Benchmarked in Books

1988: "Startup: The Entrepreneurs Guide
to Launching Managing a New Venture"
Wm. Stolze. Author

1989: "Language of Leadership"
Marlene Caroselli. Author


BA. Journalism/P.R.Advertising:
Ohio State University University


• Born: Columbus, OH: Husband, Richard
• Two daughters; two grandchildren