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NYU Alumni Changemakers

Martin Cohen (STERN ’76), The 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award

Martin Cohen is executive chairman of Cohen & Steers, Inc., a leading global investment management firm, and considered to be a pioneer and one of the nation’s top experts in real estate securities investment. An active philanthropist, Cohen chairs the City College of New York 21st Century Foundation, chairs the board of Guild Hall of East Hampton, and is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Central Park Conservancy, as well as a member of the Board of Governors of the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. In 2007 he was presented the National Jewish Health Humanitarian Award. Learn more about the 2015 NYUAA Alumni Awards Honorees: nyualumni.com/2015awards.