Azulay and Berger Promoted to Strategic Management Roles at Bradford Allen

CHICAGO – Jeffrey Bernstein and Laurence Elbaum, principals and co-founders of Bradford Allen are pleased to announce the recent promotions of Ben Azulay and Joel Berger from directors to senior managing directors.

“Ben and Joel have been with the firm since its infancy and their leadership has been instrumental to our team’s reputation and success,” said Bernstein. “With the significant expansion of our office within the past several years, it was a logical choice to select Ben and Joel to share in the management responsibilities. We have no doubt that their leadership and strategic thinking will enhance the success of our brokerage team,” Elbaum added.

Azulay will now lead the downtown office’s brokerage team while Berger will manage the suburban brokers from the firm’s office in Oak Brook.  Both Azulay and Berger will be responsible for day-to-day management of their teams, mentoring, recruiting and training.

Azulay has 10 years of experience in commercial real estate and strategic planning. He joined Bradford Allen in 2004 and specializes in tenant and landlord representation for privately held organizations in Chicago’s Loop and North Suburban markets including Medspeed, BPG Properties, Foundation Content, Networked Insights and Public Allies. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, Azulay is licensed real estate salesperson in Illinois, a member of the Chicago Office Leasing Brokers Association as well as a volunteer for the Jewish Community Center.

Joel Berger has more than 10 years of experience in commercial real estate and business-community relations. He joined Bradford Allen in 2004 and specializes in providing brokerage services for office tenants and landlords throughout the Chicago metropolitan area including MYR Group, Automated Engineering Services, Cinch Connectors and Heartland Healthcare/HCR Manorcare. Berger is a licensed real estate salesperson in the State of Illinois and an active supporter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the American Cancer Society. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

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