Professional Profile: Alex Bernstein 2019

Alex Bernstein

Name: Alex Bernstein

Title: Executive Vice President

Company: Bernstein Real Estate

Location: 150 West 30th Street, 20th Fl, NYC 10001

Birthplace: Summit, N.J.

Education: BA History, Union College / MBA Real Estate Finance, Columbia Business School

First job: Pharmaceutical sales

First job in real estate or allied field: Retail broker for CBRE, Charlotte, N.C. 

What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Currently building a 65,000 s/f, 55-unit, 30% affordable, Passive House residential rental building. Creating the first/only Passive House Opportunity Fund to develop climate-conscious buildings in NYC region opportunity zones.

How do you unwind from a busy day? NY Times Crossword and a Bulleit Rye

Favorite book or author: David Sedaris

Favorite movie: “Blazing Saddles”

Last song/album that you purchased/downloaded? ”Love This Giant” by David Byrne & St. Vincent

One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative

Rules to live by in business: Think outside the box

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? Bob Costas, 2nd Ave. Deli

What is your DREAM job? (something other than your current job) 2nd Baseman for the NY Mets