You Should Know: Ryan Babenzien

by guestofaguest · September 16, 2014

Ryan Babenzien

With partner Jon Buscemi, Ryan Babenzien founded the men's sneaker company, Greats, in Brooklyn. Forbes says of the brand: "Greats is building the next great footwear company."

[You Should Know]

Ryan Babenzien

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Occupation: Founder- GREATS Instagram/Twitter: @ryanbbabenzien

"Any fool can make a rule and any fool will mind it."

Ryan Babenzien Questionnaire

Favorite song growing up? Detroit (Rack City)

My biggest secret is... I can't tell you.

Why do you live in NYC? GREATS is born in Brooklyn, so I have to be here.

Uber, Taxi, Subway, or Citi Bike? It's a tie between CB & Subway.

My motto is... Any fool can make a rule and any fool will mind it.

My alter ego is... A Navy Seal

The last drink I had was... Rose

What was your first job? Washing dishes at a spot on LI.

Coming from? Going to? My office, my office.

What is your favorite work of art? Something from Rothko

Who should we know? Brendon Babenzien