The Bernstein Companies

One of Washington, D.C.'s oldest real estate investment, ownership, management and development organizations. For more than 80 years, the firm has demonstrated a virtually unparalleled track record of diversified business success.  A track record of success is a reflection of enthusiastic and dedicated associates, managers and owners who all share a commitment to superior service. 

Adam K Bernstein

President and CEO

Adam K. Bernstein is the President and CEO of The Bernstein Companies (TBC) a third-generation, 80 year-old Washington, D.C.-based real estate firm. As President of The Bernstein Companies, he is a recognized leader in real estate development, investment and management in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Since becoming President in 1997 Mr. Bernstein has led the strategic growth of The Bernstein Companies into a diversified organization with expertise across asset classes where TBC invests in and operates office, hotel and multi-family properties.  The Bernstein Companies have had direct ownership interest in transactions totaling over $2 billion, both through institutional investment funds and TBC’s own private portfolio. In addition, the company has built a structured financed group that focuses on tax credit syndication and project finance for community development projects nationwide.

Marc Duber

Executive Vice President and COO

Marc N. Duber, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Bernstein Companies, has been at the forefront of real estate management, development and repositioning since joining TBC in 1979. As Managing Director of TBC Hotels and Property Management Divisions, Marc is responsible for the oversight of the firm’s privately owned hotel portfolio, its multi-family portfolio and its commercial real estate portfolio which currently includes over two million square feet.

Marc actively participates in all phases of the investment process, from evaluating potential acquisitions to oversight of asset management and strategic repositioning efforts. TBC emphasizes a long-term approach to real estate ownership, a philosophy it has had since inception. Marc’s hands-on approach in all of TBC’s divisions helps to yield high profit margins while ensuring positive experiences for investors, partners, tenants and hotel guests.

Joe Galli

Executive Vice President and CIO

Joseph S. Galli, as Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, has been with The Bernstein Companies (TBC) since 1988 and has played an integral part in TBC’s growth and diversification into a fully integrated real estate company involved in direct investment, joint-venture participation, development, and financing of commercial real estate, on a local and national scale.

Mr. Galli helped to launch the company’s series of equity funds, providing critical knowledge, keen intellect, and unique foresight to the investment decisions and repositioning of assets acquired by these new ventures.   Joe is also a Managing Director of TBC’s structured finance group where its tax credit syndication transactions are credited with creating nearly 4,000 jobs and providing $2.9 billion of private additional investment to disadvantaged communities. This portfolio extends over a range of categories encompassing Historic, New Market and Renewable Energy Tax Credits.