Mr. Breslow is a retired partner of Goldrich & Kest Industries, one of the largest and most respected Real Estate Companies in Southern California. The company owns and manages 15,000 apartment units, 5 marinas, 25 assisted living facilities, and 10,000,000 square feet of industrial and retail space.
After graduating from Bernard Baruch School of Business Administration in New York City, in 1965, Mr. Breslow married his wife, Elaine, of blessed memory, and moved to California, where he joined the international accounting firm of Laventhol and Horwath. He joined Goldrich & Kest Industries in 1972 as controller, and in 1974 he assumed the positions of Chief Financial Officer and became a general partner in the firms, ever expanding real estate holdings. In 1995 he became Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Breslow is also a certified public accountant in the State of California.
Throughout his life, he has been committed to helping the less fortunate. To that end, he was instrumental in creating Beit T’Shuvah, a residential rehab facility for those suffering with out-of-control, addictive behaviors. As its Founding President and Chairman of the Board, he served for 12 years and remains President Emeritus. In recognition of his many years of dedication, he received both the Harriet Award and the T’Shuvah Award.
He has also been President of the Stephen S. Wise Temple and actively supports the Jewish Federation, Skirball Cultural Center, Tel Aviv University, the Los Angeles Holocaust Museum, and the Jewish Home for the Aging.
Mr. Breslow has one married son, who along with his wife and two children, live in Los Altos Hills, California. He has an adult granddaughter who lives in Spokane, Washington.
In 2014, Mr. Breslow married Gail Buchalter and also purchased a home in Beverly Hills. Gail is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Otis College of Art and Design, where Mr. Breslow also serves as a member of the Board. Together they enjoy golf, world travel and philanthropy.