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Joshua bissinger, Co-president

Josh is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate, Finance, and Strategy. Prior to Stern, Josh spent four years working at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) as a Project Manager in the Project and Development Services Group. Josh represented a diverse range of clients for whom he managed the design and construction of office, retail, restaurant, performing arts, data center, and laboratory projects throughout the New York and New Jersey markets. Josh completed his undergraduate studies at Cornell University where he received a BS in Interdisciplinary Studies in Urban Planning, Business, and Environmental Science.

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Eric weiss, co-president

Eric is a full-time MBA student with intended specializations in real estate and entrepreneurship.  Eric grew up in Philadelphia, PA and graduated from Duke University with a degree in economics in 2010.  Prior to Stern, Eric worked as an associate on the acquisitions team for Megalith Capital Management.

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Jonathan Ehrlich, VP of finance

Jonathan Ehrlich is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate and Finance. Jonathan grew up in New York City and graduated from Tufts University in 2011 with majors in Economics and International Relations. Prior to Stern, Jonathan served as the Director of Budget and Risk Management for the $4B New NY Bridge Project to Replace the Tappan Zee. 

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doug smythe, co-vp of events

Doug Smythe is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate and Finance. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, he graduated from Williams College in 2010 with a BA in Economics and Legal Studies. Prior to Stern, Doug worked for a boutique management consulting firm in Washington DC. 

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JONATHAN kornblau, co-VP OF Events

Jonathan is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate and Finance. Jonathan grew up in New York City and graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2012 with a major in International Studies and minors in Financial Economics and Entrepreneurship and Management.  Prior to Stern, Jonathan was an investment banking analyst at Rothschild, where he advised distressed companies on restructurings, issuers on equity raises and major shareholders on share monetizations.

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brian mikail, CO-VP OF CAREER PREPARATION & RECRUITING

Brian is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate. Brian grew up in Los Angeles and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Southern California's Marshall School of Business in 2012 with a major in Business Administration. Prior to Stern, Brian worked as an Associate at Kennedy Wilson doing multifamily acquisitions.

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alex olshansky, co-VP OF career preparation & recruiting

Alex is a full-time MBA student specializing in real estate and strategy. Prior to Stern, Alex worked in acquisitions and asset management for IDS Real Estate Group in Los Angeles. Alex graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. 

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miriam wiseman, VP OF academics & industry training

Miriam is a full-time MBA student with intended specializations in real estate and economics. She grew up in New Jersey and graduated from Columbia University in 2011 with a major in history. Prior to Stern, Miriam worked in real estate development at The Janus Property Company.

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sanam mechkat, VP OF internal affairs

Sanam is a full-time MBA student with intended specializations in real estate and finance. She grew up on Long Island, NY and graduated from Wesleyan University in 2012. She is a candidate in the CFA program and recently passed Level II. Prior to Stern, Sanam worked as a project manager at a boutique high-end residential architectural firm in New York.

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Alex blumenthal, VP OF marketing and sponsorships

Alex is a full-time MBA student specializing in real estate and finance. Alex grew up in Rye, NY and graduated magna cum laude from Tufts University in 2009 with a degree in economics. Prior to Stern, Alex worked at Och-Ziff Capital Management on their equities trading desk.

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charles essig, VP OF alumni relations

Charles is a full-time MBA student specializing in Real Estate and Finance. Charles grew up on Long Island (NY) and studied Mathematics at Saint Joseph's College while captaining the NCAA golf team. Prior to Stern, Charles worked as a paralegal at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and focused on high-stakes MBS litigation and activism defense.

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Nicole duddy, VP OF langone

Nicole Duddy is a Langone Student specializing in Real Estate, Finance and Accounting. Originally from the Jersey Shore, she graduated from Phillips Academy in 2008 and the University of Pennsylvania in 2012, studying Communication and French. She worked for three years in Towers Watson's Executive Compensation Consulting practice before transitioning to Executive Compensation at Moelis & Company. Nicole is interested in Real Estate development, acquisitions, and asset management.