Dreifus, Kenneth S., M.B.A.

Faculty, IB698

Kenneth S. Dreifus is licensed as a Real Estate Broker in New York State, where his so-called day job is as principal of Dreifus Realty-Funding, LLC a firm specializing in the structuring and placement of commercial real estate financing transactions. In the course of his career, he has been the author or co-author of over 20 articles that have appeared in real estate or real estate financing trade journals.

In addition, Mr. Dreifus is also the Deputy Chair of the Department of Business and Accounting at Touro College, where he supervises the staffing and administration of about 60 courses on six campuses in the Metropolitan area, and enjoys teaches several sections per semester in Economics and Finance. He serves as president of the Touro's chapter of Sigma Beta Delta, an international business honor society, and is a member of the undergraduate Faculty Senate. In addition, he has introduced several new courses and disciplines to the undergraduate curriculum since assuming the deputy chairmanship over a decade ago. Since 2012, he has also taught graduate courses in Economics at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, and introductory business classes at the Touro Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Dreifus holds an MBA in Finance from the State University of New York at Buffalo ("SUNYAB"), and completed his course work just short of the doctoral dissertation. In addition to having been a teaching assistant at SUNYAB, he has also taught at Hofstra University, several units of the City University of New York, and at S/Y/R/I/T College.

He was trained as a credit analyst and workout specialist at Bankers Trust Company, was a commercial lender for a small NYC commercial bank, and US representative for a foreign banking entity. He has done consulting for a wide variety of firms, and has been a commercial mortgage broker since 1987.

Mr. Dreifus is married, has four sons, many grandchildren, and is multi-lingual. His hobbies (time permitting) include reading and Talmudic studies.