Mr. Schur is a graduate of George Washington University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in 1987. He became a licensed Real Estate Salesperson immediately thereafter and subsequently became a Broker in 1992. He has been a Realtor since 1992.
He became involved in the Bronx-Manhattan North Association of Realtors activities when he became a member of the Board of Governors in 1993. In 2000, he was installed as the Vice president of the Owner-Management Division where he organized seminars and networking events. In 2001, he became President-Elect of the Association where he supported the Board President in his duties. In 2003, he was installed as President of the Association to serve a two year term. As a past President, he continues to serve on numerous committees and be supportive of the Board’s causes in many ways including teaching in the Board’s Educational Institute.
In 2002, Mr. Schur was appointed to serve on the Board of Directors of the Rent Stabilization Association of New York (RSA) which is the largest trade association in New York City representing 25,000 property owners/agents responsible for approximately one million units of housing where he continues to serve as an active Director.
Since 1996, Mr. Schur has served on the Board of Directors of the Bronx Realty Advisory Board (BRAB) , a non-profit organization serving the interests of owner-mangers in the Bronx. In October 2008, he was installed as President of the BRAB, replacing long time president Mike Laub. In 2004, Mr. Schur was appointed by Governor George Pataki to serve as the housing industry representative on the New York State Advisory Council on Lead Poisoning Prevention whose mission is to advise the New York State Department of Health on ways to number of cases of lead poisoning in New York State, an appointment he held until 2009. In 2012, Mr. Schur was appointed to serve as one of four Trustees for the SEIU Local 32 BJ North Pension, Health and Legal Funds.
Mr. Schur has been involved in various community endeavors in the borough of the Bronx and his firm works hard to be supportive of affordable housing and re-investment in the community. He has extensive experience in the rehabilitation and construction of both residential and commercial properties and very knowledgeable in all areas of construction.
Mr. Schur is married with 3 children, ages 23, 20 & 17. He is active in his community and volunteers his time to town sports programs.