Joseph E. Brunken
Mr. Brunken has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and recently began to develop his own businesses in the real estate industry.
Currently, he is the founder and owner of JEMM R.E. Mgt Co., LLC and co-founder and joint-owner of Garden Heights Property Management, Inc.
In addition, he is an active Real Estate Associate Broker with Beaudoin Realty Group Inc. in New York.
Prior to these endeavors, Mr. Brunken was responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing activities of Mutual of America Capital Management Corporation and was an integral part of the strategic planning process.
In his position as Senior Vice President, he was a player-coach.
Mr. Brunken developed the marketing strategy, identified product capability, built and managed the sales and sales support team, developed the firm's marketing material and covered the Northeast territory.
In addition, he
was intimately involved in the re-organization of the firm, which included: identifying organizational and product deficiencies, development of a new organizational structure, targeting potential acquisitions to expand product capability, hiring of senior portfolio managers and the director of research.
Prior to joining Mutual of America Capital Management, Mr. Brunken was with Nikko Capital Management, Inc., where he was directly responsible for raising over $3 billion dollars in assets and the first US clients for this branch office of a Japanese organization.
As a member of management for this small branch office, Mr. Brunken
was involved in many aspects of the firm's operation.
prior tenure with Institutional Investor, Inc.
, combined his
seasoned management capability from Chase Bank
interpersonal skills and he
very quickly became one of the highest producers in the group and was shortly promoted to oversee the firm's private membership group for money management firms known as the Institutional Investor Institute
Mr. Brunken began his career in financial services with the Chase Manhattan Bank where he rapidly progressed through ever increasing responsible positions that included: credit, client service, product management, operations and systems management.
Mr. Brunken earned a Master's of Science in Business Policy from Columbia University Business School and did undergraduate studies at Pace University Lubin School for Business.
In addition, Mr. Brunken has previously passed the Series 6, 26 and 63 National Association of Securities Dealers (now known as FINRA) license exams and holds a NY State Real Estate Broker's License.
Mr. Brunken is a member of the National Association of Realtors and the Long Island Board of Realtors.
He is also an active member of his community and a member of the Board of Directors, Treasurer for his co-op and a Board Member of The Lowell School, a non-public school located in Queens, NY serving children with learning disabilities.