As the Chief Strategy Officer of Rand Commercial, Paul utilizes his incomparable knowledge and expertise as the ultimate “go-to” resource for clients, community leaders and his colleagues. Paul Adler Esq. is an Attorney, veteran commercial real estate broker and creative development professional who has an outstanding reputation as an industry leader throughout the New York State, NJ and the New York City area for more than three decades.
Paul Adler and his highly trained team at Rand Commercial can accommodate the client’s every need. With a vast network of 29 offices throughout the region, Rand Commercial is the hands down authority on the Hudson Valley, New York City and New Jersey commercial markets, with specialized knowledge of the current market conditions, inventory, zoning and planning laws, development and entitlement approval processes.
A native of Rockland County, Paul earned his BA degree-Pace University, Master of Public Administration-Long Island University with Honors, and Juris Doctorate-Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University. In addition to his work in real estate, Paul Adler held prominent positions in both the private and public sectors.
Paul has also been extremely active in his community, and the real estate industry over the years as a member, director, trustee and an officer of numerous governmental, public, civic, charitable and professional organizations.
Paul currently serves on the Montefiore-Nyack Hospital Board of Trustees, Holocaust Museum and Center for Tolerance & Education Board of Trustees, and the Board of Directors of the following: Westchester County Association-Executive Committee, Center For Safety and Change, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, Justice Brandeis Law Society-9th JD-Executive Committee, Rockland Community Foundation-Advisory Board, Nyack Branch of the NAACP-Executive Board-Chair, Civic Engagement Committee, Rockland Clergy for Social Justice-Executive Committee, Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors–Legislative Steering Committee, NY Democratic Lawyer Council-Steering Committee and Rockland County Pride Center-Founding Board Member and JCC of Rockland-Past President and Founding Board Member.
In 2022, Paul received the SIOR designation from The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors.
In 2019, Paul was proudly inducted into the Rockland County Civil Rights Hall of Fame.
Paul Adler was named “Philanthropist of the Year” by the Rockland Development Council 2011 and received the prestigious Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Services to the Rockland Business Association in 2012.
In 2013, Paul and Mary Adler received the Prime Ministers Award–State of Israel Bonds. In 2014, Paul was awarded the “Lifetime of Friendship and Service Award” from Venture Together. In 2014, People2 People (Rockland’s Food Pantry) honored Paul and Mary with its prestigious Friend of People2People Award.
In 2015, Paul earned the coveted “Spirit of the Company Award” from Rand Realty, Rand Commercial & Hudson United. A Special Commendation Award was bestowed on Paul on behalf of the East Ramapo Students & their Families for his social justice advocacy.
The Center for Safety and Change bestowed the first “Carolyn Fish Human Rights Award” to Paul in 2017. In 2013, Paul completed the “Undoing Racism Course” given by the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond-VCS.
Paul is married to Mary Adler and they have five children, two grandchildren and live in Nyack, NY.
"It was a pleasure to work with Paul Adler on the Sale of our property in Nyack New York. He responded immediately to any question or concern that we had and most importantly walked us through the Purchase Offers to obtain the best possible price for our building. We believe that Paul's extensive knowledge and Involvement in Community Organizations in Rockland County was a great help us make decisions of the Purchase Offers that came from all potential buyers. We were very comfortable with Paul ; he stayed with us through the process of the Purchase Offers and kept us informed until the final sale. Paul sited the importance that our Building be sold to a Buyer who would make good use of it. We had a special attachment to the Building and Paul understood that. A Job well done. Addie Castaldo " 82-84 SOUTH FRANKLIN STREET LLC
"Paul was a real gentleman throughout the entire transaction. I will surely use Paul again, a very knowledgeable real estate broker who made the transaction very easy and kept me informed throughout the transaction. " Heidt Realty Company