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Professional Profile: Bert Brodsky 2015

About

  • Title: Chairman
  • Company: Bert E. Brodsky & Associates, Inc.
  • Location: Port Washington, NY
  • Birthplace: Bronx, NY

Education: Bronx Science High School, City College of New York, BA and Honorary Doctorate.

First job outside of real estate:  Commercial finance company

First job in real estate or allied field:  Bought first building in 1970

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Senior advisor to family businesses, which I plan to continue to do until I am no longer able.

How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Play with my grandchildren, watch a movie, and smoke a cigar.

Favorite book or author: “Boys from the Bronx”

Favorite movie: “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Last song you purchased/downloaded? “Les Miserables”

One word to describe your work environment:  Hectic

Rules to live by in business:  Honesty, integrity and consistency

If you could invite one person to dinner (living or dead, but not related to you) who would it be and where would you go?  Abraham Lincoln. A restaurant near where he was born.

What is your DREAM job? Senior economic advisor to the U.S. Government