Senior Vice President & Team Leader, Commercial Real Estate, California Region
Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB Bank)
Rafael Cohen works as the team leader in the Commercial Real Estate unit in Israel Discount Bank of New York (IDB) in California. IDB Bank caters ITS offerings to a variety of clients, including high net worth clients. Cohen manages, along with his team members, all aspects of the client relationship, from financing their real estate investments to handling their private banking needs. He received a Bachelor of Science from Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business in 2004 and worked in New York City for six months as a loan broker for Meridian Capital, before moving permanently to Los Angeles, California in 2005, where he began his banking career working for First Bank in Beverly Hills. Later in 2006, he joined the IDB Commercial Real Estate team.