Here at GofG, we're all for choosing your friends wisely. For instance, having a close confidant who works in real estate. Now that's an invaluable friendship. Add to that a serious penchant for all things stylish and fab, like, oh, we don't know, Miss Joanna Lily Wong, you've got a real keeper.
Project Manager for Real Estate Development Firm
Place of birth:
What do you actually do all day?
Scout unique residential properties, run between construction sites + lighting/kitchen/flooring showrooms, research the market, get lost on Pinterest, rework floorpans.
Favorite song growing up?
"I Will Always Love You" - Whitney Houston
My biggest secret is…
Etsy.com is the first place I shop for ANYTHING - from coffee mugs to furniture
Where do you live in San Francisco?
It has the density of a city and also amazing nature within 30 min. The history + architecture is so rich
Uber, Taxi, BART or Bike?
Personal bike - Most dependable of all
My motto is…
Nothing ventured, nothing gained!
My alter ego is…
The last drink I had was… Green tea
My secret crush is…
Definitely don't want that being public!
What was your first job?
Selling shampoo at a beauty supply store
If you had one day left to live in SF, what would you do?
Walk the Lands End trail + have a picnic at the Sutra Baths, watch the sea lions at the wharf
Coming from? Going to?
A house we're renovating in Nob Hill. The office.
What is your favorite work of art?
Anything by my grandmother
Who should we know?
My sister Cecile Ruby Wong, who has the store Mint. She has impeccable taste + her store is like nothing else in the Bay Area.