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Eli Kazhdan, Esq.

Vice President, Madison Commercial Real Estate Services and CEO of CityBook

Eli Kazhdan, Esq. is Vice President of Madison Commercial Real Estate Services and CEO of CityBook's 400-person Israel office.  CityBook and Madison Commercial Real Estate Services are sister companies.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Kazhdan was the CEO of StartUp Jerusalem, an economic development corporation focused on attracting investments to Jerusalem, and creating employment opportunities in Israel’s capital. From 1996-2002, Mr. Kazhdan served in senior economic positions in the Israeli Government. He was Chief of Staff in the Ministry of Industry & Trade, and then Chief of Staff in the Ministry of Interior – and was intimately involved with the policy development of these two ministries. 

Mr. Kazhdan earned his Bachelor's degree with Honors from Harvard University in Government and International Relations, and his law degree from Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  He is married to Dr. Adina Kamien-Kazhdan, Curator of Modern Art at the Israel Museum, and has three children (ages 16, 14 and 12). In his free time, Mr. Kazhdan is a competitive bicycle rider and an avid baseball and football player.