Jay Bernstein

Associate Director

Investment Sales

Jay Bernstein joined Besen Partners in 2018, and he focused on the sale of multifamily, mixed use and retail properties in Manhattan. Jay has sold property throughout Manhattan in prime locations including Tribeca, Greenwich Village, FiDi, Upper West Side, Union Square and Turtle Bay. Prior to working with Besen Partners, Jay worked at Berkshire Hathaway focusing on commercial real estate. Prior to that he was an intern at Ingram & Hebron Realty in Brooklyn, where he handled leasing assignments for SL Green’s Downtown Brooklyn portfolio. Jay grew up in Scarsdale, New York and graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS in Marketing and a minor in Psychology. In his free time, Jay enjoys golfing, cycling, and spending time with his friends and family.



Bernstein and Cohen of Besen Partners complete $9.65 million sale of 112 4th Avenue

Besen Partners negotiated the sale of 112 4th Ave., a five-story basement 13,969 s/f above grade D2 elevatored loft building located on the west side of 4th Ave. between E 11th and E 12th Ave. in the Union Sq./Greenwich Village neighborhood.

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Jay Bernstein – Featured In NYREJ Ones to Watch Spotlight

I chose Commercial Real Estate brokerage because I’m inherently competitive and don’t like to lose. My grandfather was a major competitor that had a winner’s mindset, so observing his lifestyle influenced my choices.

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NYREJ: Gelernter of Spur House Partners and Bernstein of Besen Partners facilitate $7m off-market sale

According to Spur House Partners the firm has completed the $7 million off-market sale of 166 First Ave., a five-story walk-up between East 10th and 11th Sts. in the East […]

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Real Estate Weekly: 147 Duane Street Sold – $7.1 Million

Besen Partners completed the sale of 147 Duane Street in TriBeCa for $7,100,000. Ron Cohen and Jay Bernstein represented the seller, and Anna Ji of Kian Realty procured the purchaser. The property is a 5-story mixed use elevator […]

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Cohen and Bernstein of Besen Partners facilitate $1.035 million sale

Besen Partners has completed the sale of 3137 Fulton St., a two-story, 3,368 s/f mixed-use building with two apartments and a store. The subject is located in the Cypress Hills […]

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