Joseph Dobronyi

Joseph DobronyiJoseph Dobronyi Jr., executive director, is a senior asset manager for the Office/Industrial Central Team and the Retail Team of the Real Estate Investment group of J.P. Morgan.  An employee since July 2000, he is responsible for managing a portfolio that consists of super regional malls, lifestyle centers and high rise and suburban office buildings located on both coasts.  Previously, he worked for UBS Asset Management for 11 years, where he was an asset manager and portfolio manager for two separate accounts, and Laventhol & Horvath, where he completed fee appraisals for all property types.  Joseph holds a B.S. in economics from The Wharton School and a B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.  He also completed the Diploma Program at NYU’s Real Estate Institute.  His professional affiliations include the Urban Land Institute and the International Council of Shopping Centers.

Joseph Dobronyi is a descendent of Peter Cooper.

Member of the Cooper Union Board since 2012

Term Ends: 2013

  • Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.

  • “My feelings, my desires, my hopes, embrace humanity throughout the world,” Peter Cooper proclaimed in a speech in 1853. He looked forward to a time when, “knowledge shall cover the earth as waters cover the great deep.”

  • From its beginnings, Cooper Union was a unique institution, dedicated to founder Peter Cooper's proposition that education is the key not only to personal prosperity but to civic virtue and harmony.

  • Peter Cooper wanted his graduates to acquire the technical mastery and entrepreneurial skills, enrich their intellects and spark their creativity, and develop a sense of social justice that would translate into action.