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Real estate brokers by day, rockers at night

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Stephan Laboccetta on stage at Peggy O'Neill's, a rowdy Brooklyn, N.Y., bar, with drummer Tamas Vajda in the background. "I'm not a lunatic," says Laboccetta, "but I lose my mind up there." (Justin Nobel/CNS)

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Stephan Laboccetta works days as a real estate sales agent at Best Apartments, Inc., in Manhattan. "If it wasn't called real estate," he says, "it would be called discouragement." (Justin Nobel/CNS)

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***Please note small file size: 1517 pixels by 2400 pixels*** Pete Cassani earns about $65 a day rocking the street in Boston's Harvard Square. He made $2,000 his first day as a real estate sales agent. (Courtesy of Catherine Carter)

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***Please note small file size: 1724 pixels by 1588 pixels*** Brian Gary, at far right, spent eight years as the keyboardist for the classic 80's hair band, The Eddie Money Band. "Everybody who works with me loves the fact that I'm a musician," says Gary. (Courtesy of Brian Gary)

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Brian Gary's website obliquely refers to his former profession. "Everybody who works with me loves the fact that I'm a musician," says Gary. (Courtesy of Brian Gary)

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Forget waiting tables and tending bars. These anti-establishment rockers have become real estate agents to earn extra cash.


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