Ivanka dishes on what she’s “most often complimented on”

December 06, 2010 12:36PM

Ivanka Trump may have made headlines in the past for her show-stopping modeling career and lavish upbringing, but the Trump Organization’s executive vice president is focused today on making a name for herself in the real estate world, she said in a recent interview with Crain’s. The heiress and wife of fellow real estate scion Jared Kushner — who owns the New York Observer — said “real estate is still [her] primary focus,” despite a growing presence in the worlds of fashion and jewelry. She said her work in hotels is one of her proudest accomplishments. “There is nothing static about what guests expect,” Trump said. “I think one of the unique things about our hotels, and what I’m most often complimented on, is that the doormen and bellmen will greet you by name.” Her marriage, however, is “the best deal [she’s] done in the last two years — maybe ever.” [Crain’s]