Kenneth Dreifus

Deputy Chair for NYSCAS, Lecturer

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    Lander College of Arts & Sciences, NYSCAS - New York School of Career and Applied Studies
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State University of New York at Buffalo, MBA 1971

Major/Finance; Minor/Business Organization

National Educational Defense Act Fellow

Brooklyn College, BA (cum laude) 1968

                        Major/Economics; Minor/Spanish

                        Recipient of BC Alumni in Finance Award

Area(s) of Expertise

Small Business Finance, Real Estate Finance, and Entrepreneurship

Regular Courses Taught

Principles of Macroeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics

Money & Banking

Principles of Finance

Investment Principles

Security Analysis

Corporate Finance

Real Estate Finance

Introduction to American Business

Principles of Management

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management


“The Dreifus Download,” a semi-annual newsletter to clients and lenders published since 2001

“Lowered Rates to Be Offset by Enhanced Credit Stringencies During Current Year,” New York Real Estate Journal, February 13, 2001

“Greenspan’s Lonely Battle for Economic Stability – Because Politicians Aren’t Statesmen,” ibid., August 15, 2000

"A Primer on Construction Lending," _____________ and Wilhelm A. Rosenberg, Real Estate Weekly,  August 21, 1996

Interests/Hobbies/Life Outside of Work

Principal of commercial mortgage brokerage

Study of Jewish religious texts

Bonding with grandchildren