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Sales/Sales Manager

New York, New York, United States
May 24, 2018

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John Chiou

*-** ***** **, ******* Point NY ***** Mobile 646-***-****



Community Sales Specialist (March 2017 – July 2017)

Working through residential building property management or leasing management to acquire

customers in assigned Manhattan territory.

MAXIMUS, 77 Water St, New York NY 10005

Call Center Representative (temporary) (October 2015 – July 2016)

Help Medicaid recipients enroll into or switch between Managed Long Term Care plans and answer their questions about plan coverage.

Also show those who need long term care services how to qualify for Medicaid Managed Long Term Care.

JENNIFER CONVERTIBLES, 190-10 Northern Blvd, Flushing NY 11358

Showroom Sales Consultant (April 2013 – May 2015)

Suggest and recommend Living Room, Bedroom and Dining Room furniture to store customers.

Increased showroom sales by over 30% since arriving.

Branch has highest closing percentage within the company.

Managed the showroom alone for 3 months while showroom manager was on long-term disability leave.

LPL FINANCIAL, 41-80 Main St, Flushing NY 11355

Financial Consultant (April 2008 – February 2010)

Launched Investment Services division for United Commercial Bank’s 2 Flushing branches.

Marketed and sold investment, retirement, college, insurance (personal and business), estate planning services.

Trained and supervised branch bankers for general investment and people knowledge.

SALES PARTNERSHIPS INC, 36-12 34th Ave, LIC NY 11106

Independent Sales Consultant (December 2006 – November 2007)

Marketed and sold commercial electricity and natural gas for wholesaler MXEnergy, a major regional supplier to commercial end-users in New York City.

Ranked consistently in the top 10 among about 50 sales reps.

Visited over 4000 businesses over a 10- month period.

METLIFE, 1044 Northern Blvd Ste 200, Roslyn NY 11576

Agent (October 2005 – November 2006)

Consulted and marketed insurance products, including life, disability, critical illness and long-term care.

MUTUAL OF OMAHA, 675 Third Ave 14th Fl, New York NY 10017

Agent (February 2005 – July 2005)

Produced $26,000 in commissions in 3 months through company’s and my own direct target-marketing efforts.

JP MORGAN CHASE, 410 Park Ave, New York NY 10022

Consumer Banker (April 2003 – May 2004)

Hired for good phone and people skills, especially with high-net-worth clients.

Generated additional revenues for the branch by phone, in addition to regular revenues from branch traffic.

Ranked first in district for second half of 2003 in number of fixed annuities sold.

Taken $2.5mm home equity credit lines in first 4 months of 2004, and already met 6-month target.

NEW ENGLAND FINANCIAL, 300 Garden City Plaza Ste 212, Garden City NY 11530

Financial Representative (June 2002 – March 2003)

Advised on retirement and insurance planning.

TD WATERHOUSE, 36-60 Main St 1/Fl, Flushing NY 11354

Investment Consultant (June 1998 – May 2002)

Trained new associates for business development and relationship management.

Was Acting Branch Manager for 6 months.

Branch won the 2 major sales contests, and Best Performing Branch honor among 53 class B branches during those months I managed.

Division head said I was responsible for some of the company’s important initiatives in technology upgrade.

PRUDENTIAL SECURITIES, 250 Park Ave, New York NY 10177

Financial Advisor (May 1997 – May 1998)

Recommended investments and advised on appropriate portfolio makeup.


Sales Consultant (March 1996 – February 1997)

Marketed and sold Australian timeshare memberships.

Ranked top 5 among 30 consultants in sales volume.

Helped in the translation of training and marketing materials from English to Chinese.

Sales Office ranked first in deals closed and closing percentage among all timeshare companies in all Southeast Asia.

Office sales volume was 10 times our nearest rival.


Excellent written and spoken language skills, ability to listen, people skills, maturity and reliability.


Baruch College The City University of New York, BBA finance

Major: finance Minor: political science GPA: 3.30


Roman, English, American Civil War, Chinese histories, movies, theater, photography, travel, music, sports


Chinese (Mandarin, Taiwanese, some Cantonese)

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