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Professional Profile: Robert Friedland 2009


  • Title: President
  • Company: NAI Friedland Realty, Inc.
  • Location: 656 Central Park Ave., Yonkers, N.Y. 10526
  • Birthplace: New York

College: Bard College, BA in Physics; Adelphi University, MBA
First job outside of real estate: General Precision Laboratories, Pleasantville, N.Y.
First job in real estate or allied field: R.B. Miller Organization
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? I founded NAI
Friedland Realty in 1970. We are a dominant force in commercial real estate in the New
York metro area. We are a member of the NAI group of companies, a nationwide network
of premier real estate firms. Today, I am involved in five businesses: NAI Friedland Realty,
Westrock Development, Shleppers Moving and Storage, and Kia of Old Saybrook, a
dealership in Old Saybrook, Conn. I am also the owner and chairman of Sensible Car
Loans, a bank that lends money to customers to finance the purchase of used cars. I am also
in the process of building a desalinization plant in Israel.
Hobbies: Tennis, chess, woodworking and piano.
Key to success: Ambition and drive