Daniel Rose is Chairman of Rose Associates, Inc., a New York-based real estate organization founded in 1928.
He has pursued a career involving a broad range of professional, civic and non-profit activity. Professionally, he has developed such properties as the award-winning Pentagon City complex in Arlington, VA and the One Financial Center office tower in Boston, MA. As an institutional consultant, his credits include the creation and implementation of the “housing for the performing arts” concept for New York’s Manhattan Plaza.
Mr. Rose, who for a decade was a Director of U.S. Trust Corporation, now serves as a Director of over 20 Dreyfus-sponsored mutual funds and was a Trustee of Corporate Property Investors from 1972 to 1998. He also teaches, lectures and writes on a variety of real estate and planning subjects. Mr. Rose has also served as “Expert Advisor” to The Secretary, Department of Housing and Urban Development and as “Expert/Consultant” to the Commissioner of Education, Department of Health, Education and Welfare.
Mr. Rose was appointed by President Clinton as Vice Chairman of the Baltic-American Enterprise Fund, a U.S.-government-funded organization created to stimulate free market business activity in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia.
The educational institutions with which he has been most closely affiliated are the Horace Mann School (Board Chair) and Yale University (Associate Fellow, Pierson College; delegate-at-large, Association of Yale Alumni). Other involvements include Harvard University, Columbia, MIT, The New School, NYU and the Israel Technion.
Mr. Rose is founder and president of the highly-acclaimed Harlem Educa- tional Activities Fund, whose junior high school chess teams have ranked first in the nation and whose inner-city students are flowing into the nation’s leading high schools and colleges.
Over the years he has received many of the real estate industry’s most notable awards, including the American Society of Real Estate Counselors’ James E. Landauer Award, the Building Owners and Managers Association’s Award for Community Service, the Urban Land Institute’s Award for Excellence for Large Scale Mixed Use Development, the Realty Foundation of New York’s Man of the Year Award and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Among his many other awards for a broad range of governmental, philanthropic and cultural activities are an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Long Island University, the City of New York Mayor’s Award of Honor for Arts and Culture, the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding’s Joseph Papp Racial Harmony Award and the Abyssinian Development Corporation’s Harlem Renaissance Award.