Founder and President
The Benjamin Companies, headquartered in Garden City,
New York, is a nationally acclaimed real estate development
and management company. With a reputation for innovative residential and commercial
developments, the Benjamin Companies is guided by a commitment to community
and building in harmony with the environment.
Founded by company president Alvin Benjamin in the early 1960's, the Benjamin
Companies today employs over 2,250 people with in-house staff expertise in planning,
development, construction, property management, sales and finance. From Mr.
Benjamin's first Long Island luxury apartment developments to the company's
luxury residential and premier office and professional building properties today,
the Benjamin Organization has always been a market leader in responding to residential,
commercial and community desires and needs.
The Benjamin Companies imprint extends from the New York metropolitan region,
including New Jersey and Pennsylvania, down to Florida. Over the past four decades,
the Benjamin Organization portfolio has encompassed the construction or renovation
of over 25,000 residential apartments and homes with a combined development
cost in excess of $300 million, the development of over 500,000 square feet
of office space, shopping center developments on Long Island and in New Jersey,
and the development and management of four of New York's most highly rated skilled
extended care facilities. Landmark Benjamin Companies developments include the
Knolls of Glen Head, the Knolls of Melville, the Greens at Half Hollow, the
Office Center at Mitchell Field and the Courthouse Corporate Center in Central
Islip, Long Island.
The hallmark of the Benjamin Companies projects has always been attention to
detail, a commitment to quality and sustaining the American dream. It is why
the Benjamin Organization is considered the market leader in innovative real
estate development and property management.