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accountant , developer , Investor , Lawyer , real estate

Robert Irwin Blackman, American real estate developer and investor, lawyer, accountant. Bar: New York 1951.


Blackman, Robert Irwin was born on May 16, 1928 in New York City. Son of Sol and Selma (Landsman) Blackman.


Bachelor of Science cum laude, Rutgers University, 1948. Juris Doctor, New York Law School, 1950.


Instructor corporation finance, School Business Administration, Rutgers University, Newark, 1948;public accountant, Sol Blackman & Company. New York City, 1948-1950;private practice law, Robert I. Blackman, New York City, 1951-1966;partner, Blackman, Lefrak and Blackman, Certified Public Accountant's, New York City, 1963-1973;partner, Blackman, Lefrak, Galgey, Meyerson & Feld, New York City, 1966-1973;of counsel, Blackman, Lefrak, Feld & Fisher, New York City, 1973-1976;vice president, head department real estate investment operations, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, Springfield, P.R., 1976-1978;president, Kidder Peabody realty corporation, 1978-1980;vice president corporation finance, Kidder Peabody & Company. New York City, 1978-1980;senior vice president, Cadillac Fairview Corporation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1980-1983;executive vice president, Cadillac Fairview Urban N.E., Inc., New York City, 1980-1983;president, The Best of Brooklyn Properties, Inc., Brooklyn, since 1987.

Executive vice president finance, director Trust Mortgage Corporation, San Juan, P.R., 1971-1976. Trustee Technology Marketing Corporation Mortgage Investors, Boston, 1973-1976. Board directors owners andbuilders division Real Estate Board New York.


  • Bar: New York 1951.


Captain United States Army Reserve, 1957-1960. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Bar Association, New York State Society Certified Public Accountant's. New York Society Attorneys-Certified Public Accountant's (board directors 1966-1970), Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Epsilon Pi, Heights Casino (Brooklyn Heights, New York ), Wyantenuck Country Club (Great Barrington, Massachusetts).


Married Sally Miller, September 14, 1950. Children: Meryl Amy, Michael Roger.

Sol Blackman

Selma (Landsman) Blackman

Sally Miller

Meryl Amy Blackman

Michael Roger Blackman