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Marc Duber

Marc N. Duber

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, The Bernstein Companies

Chair, AU Board of Trustees


Marc N. Duber, as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Bernstein Companies (TBC), has been at the forefront of real estate management, development and repositioning since joining TBC in 1979. As Managing Director of TBC’s Hotel and Property Management Divisions, Marc is responsible for the oversight of the firm’s privately owned hotel portfolio, its multi-family portfolio and its commercial real estate portfolio which currently includes over two million square feet. There is also nearly two million square feet of approved development projects currently in the pipeline including the Marriott International Global Headquarters and adjacent hotel.

Marc actively participates in all phases of the investment process, from evaluating potential acquisitions to oversight of asset management and strategic repositioning efforts.

Marc is a 1981 graduate of American University and was appointed to the university’s Board of Trustees in May 2007. He has served as chair of American University's Board of Trustees since May 2019. He also chairs the board's Executive Committee and Compensation Subcommittee. He previously served as vice chair and was chair of the Real Estate Committee. 

Marc also supports other philanthropies and is a former chairman of the board at Washington Hospital Center, the largest and most comprehensive hospital serving the Washington area. He now serves on the board and chairs the Finance Committee of MedStar Health, Inc., the parent corporation of Washington Hospital Center. Marc currently serves on the Executive Board of Georgetown Heritage and is a member of Cornell University’s Parents Committee. In the past he served as a member of the Development Committee of the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland, and on the boards of the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington and the B’Nai Tzedek Congregation.