Joined the amfAR board in October 2019. Expertise in commercial real estate.
Glenn Isaacson is President of Bradford Allen’s New York office, leading brokerage services for the region. Prior to joining Bradford Allen, Glenn served in senior roles at Cushman & Wakefield (Vice-Chairman) and CBRE (Executive Vice President).
During his 40-plus years in real estate, Mr. Isaacson has represented numerous class “A” properties for owners such as PGIM, Equitable Life Assurance, Sterling Equities, Edward Minskoff, Harry Macklowe, Investcorp, SJP Properties and developer/owner Scott Rechler, among many others. He has completed successful leasing programs for the City’s most prominent buildings, including 590 Madison Avenue, 717 Fifth Avenue, 11 Times Square, Metropolitan Tower, 180 Madison Avenue, 475 Park Avenue South, Tower 45 and 575 Fifth Avenue.
In addition to his work on behalf of ownership, Mr. Isaacson is a trusted advisor to many of the nation’s leading businesses, crafting solutions for their occupancy requirements to serve their business goals. Recently, Mr. Isaacson directed the 200,000 square foot relocation of The Boston Consulting Group to 10 Hudson Yards, the 132,000 square foot early renewal of Seyfarth Shaw at 620 Eighth Avenue, and the expansion of Forest Hills Hospital (Northwell) for 140,000 square feet. He was instrumental in bringing about the corporate relocation of the American Kennel Club to 65,000 square feet at 101 Park Avenue, which led to the relocation of their museum from St. Louis to the same building.
Mr. Isaacson has been committed to the fight against AIDS since the passing of his brother Mark due to complications from the disease. In 1993, he founded Young Executive Support (YES), a New York-based group of young professionals dedicated to the fight against AIDS. YES raised more than $3 million for amfAR from 1994 to 2005. He subsequently co-chaired a series of travel-based fundraisers for amfAR in China, Namibia and Vietnam that helped generate HIV/AIDS awareness in those countries.
Mr. Isaacson has been a member of the Real Estate Board of New York for over 40 years. He sits on the board of AYR Wellness, a publicly traded company, where his oversight includes acquisitions and audit review. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in finance and economics from Florida Southern College and is a lifelong member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
President, Bradford Allen New York. He resides in Manhattan with his wife, Jennifer McCool, and the youngest of three boys, Quinn.