February 21 - March 6, 2017

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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: John Brod 2008


  • Title: Principal and Co-Founding Partner
  • Company: PBS Real Estate
  • Location: New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: New York City

Family: Married with 2 children
College: George Washington University
First job outside of real estate: President/Hammarplast, Inc.
First job in real estate or allied field: Sales broker – -Edward S. Gordon Company
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Commercial office and
retail brokerage, and real estate equity syndication
Hobbies: Golf
Favorite book: “The Great Gatsby”
Favorite movie: “As Good As It Gets”
Person you admire most (outside of family): Leonard Stern, Michael Bloomberg and
Edward S. Gordon
Key to success: Having a good partner and colleagues who share the same vision
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Investment banking