Bruce E. Bender
Vice President of Acquisitions
Mr. Bruce E. Bender serves as Vice President of Royal Oak and as the Vice President of Acquisitions of the Asset Manager, Cambridge Street Asset Management LLC. In this position, he evaluates, recommends and acquires commercial real estate on behalf of Royal Oak. Mr. Bender is a partner in Cambridge Street Asset Management LLC.
Approaching 30 years in the industry, Mr. Bender has acquired a unique blend of commercial real estate experience with involvement in all aspects of real estate transactions including purchasing, selling and leasing. Prior to joining Royal Oak, Mr. Bender spent 15 years at Xerox Corporation where he held numerous management positions in its global real estate organization. Throughout this time, he was directly responsible for acquisitions, facility management, and real estate strategy. Before his Xerox experience, Mr. Bender handled certain commercial real estate responsibilities for Monro Muffler Brake and Wegmans Food Markets.
Mr. Bender earned an MBA in Finance and Corporate Accounting from the Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. He has been a licensed Real Estate Broker in New York State since 1998 and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt.