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To stats guru Jonathan Miller, lobster fishing has been food for (real estate) thought
By Katherine Clarke | November 11, 2011 03:00PM

Jonathan Miller with his first-ever lobster
From the November issue: Most New Yorkers know appraiser Jonathan Miller as the statistics guru who produces quarterly market reports for Prudential Douglas Elliman. Few realize that he’s also a lobster fisherman.

But Miller, the CEO of Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers, says the two vastly different specialties sometimes go hand in hand — or claw to claw, as it were.

It all started in 2005, when Miller decided lobster fishing would be a fun activity for his four sons while aboard the family boat, which is anchored on Long Island Sound near their home in Darien, Conn. So he got his lobstering license. [more]

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