Charles S. Cohen is the Owner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation, one of the country’s leading private commercial real estate owner/developers. He is also the Owner, Chairman and CEO of Cohen Media Group, a film distribution and production company, and the largest American distributor of French films in the US.
Mr. Cohen has been honored twice by the Republic of France. In 2014, he was named a Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite (Knight of the National Order of Merit) for his efforts in promoting French cinema and art. In 2015, he was named Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters), an honor established in 1957 to recognize eminent artists and writers, as well as people who have contributed significantly to furthering the arts in France and throughout the world.
Mr. Cohen serves on the Board of Trustees of The Museum of Arts and Design (MAD), The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) and the Real Estate Board of New York.