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Charles R. Bendit was elected to the Board of Regents in 2007 and again in 2012 to represent the First Judicial District. His second five-year term expires in 2017.
Regent Bendit is co-founder/co-chief executive officer of Taconic Investment Partners LLC. Before founding Taconic, he was President and sole owner of CBC Properties, the company he founded in 1993.
Prior to forming his own company, Mr. Bendit was a Managing Director at Jones Lang Wootton where he was responsible for property acquisitions, sales, and financing for the firm’s international clientele, with a focus on New York, Washington, D.C. and Toronto.
Mr. Bendit received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from George Washington University. He is on a number of boards, including the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of New York, Educational Alliance, George Washington University Center for Real Estate and has also served as a special advisor to the Superintendent of Schools for The City of New York, District 18. Mr. Bendit is an active member of the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies, the New Jersey JCC Camps, a board member of PENCIL (Public Education Needs Civic Involvement in Learning), a civic involvement program for high school students, and is a frequent speaker at national real estate forums.