Bruce J. Schanzer has been President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Cedar Realty Trust, Inc., since June 2011. Prior thereto and since 2007, Mr. Schanzer was employed by Goldman Sachs & Co., with his last position being a managing director in their real estate investment banking group. From 2001 to 2007, he was employed by Merrill Lynch, with his last position being Vice President in their real estate investment banking group. Earlier in his career, Mr. Schanzer practiced real estate law for six years in New York. Mr. Schanzer received a B.A. from Yeshiva College, where he is now a member of its board of trustees, an MBA from the University of Chicago and a JD from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review.