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Professional Profile: David Brause 2006


  • Title: President
  • Company: Brause Realty Inc.
  • Location: 52 Vanderbilt Ave., New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: New York, N.Y., 1970

Family: Married with 3 children
College: University of Pennsylvania-The Wharton School
First job outside of real estate: Restaurant busboy
First job in real estate or allied field: Goldman Sachs & Co., Real Estate Principal Investments-Whitehall Street Fund
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Brause Realty owns and manages approximately 3 million s/f of property in the New York City area. Our goal is to improve and expand the portfolio through high-quality leasing, renovation, redevelopment and acquisitions.
Hobbies: Sailing, skiing, mountain-biking, ice hockey, the New York Jets and kayaking with my kids.
Favorite book: Science fiction by Isaac Asimov and Ray Bradbury and anything by Kurt Vonnegut
Favorite movie: “Stripes,” “The Matrix”
Persons you admire most (outside of family): Curtis Martin and former chairpersons of Young Men’s/Women’s Real Estate Association.
Key to success: Hard work, integrity, creativity, and a strong family
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? An astronaut