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Merle K. Barash Real Estate, Inc.

Founder and President

New York, NY

1990 - Present


Director of Sales and Marketing

Residential and Commercial Real Estate Development

Aaron Green Co., New York, NY

1988 -1990 


Director of Sales

Memphis Downtown Condominium

140 Charles Street

Aaron Green Co., New York, NY



Horace Mann School

Founder of the Photography Program 

Masters Thesis Exhibition Horace Mann Gallery

Riverdale, New York



Assistant Advertising Manager

Royal Typewriter Co., Hartford, Connecticut 



Strang Cancer Prevention Center

Vice President Strang Council

New York Hospital Cornell Medical Center

1994 -2002

Strang Cancer Prevention Institute

Co-Founder and Secretary on the Board of Trustees 

575 Madison Avenue 10th Floor

New York, NY 10022

2009 - Present

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


A Mission to fund the research of Luis A. Diaz Jr. MD

for the early detection of Ovarian and Endometrial cancers

2024 to Present  


Master of Arts in Psychoanalysis, MA Psya.

Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis 2006


Masters of Art Education, MA AEd

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, Ct. 1983 


Bachelor of Fine Arts, BFA

Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, Hartford, Ct.- 1974 


New School for Social Research New York, NY - 2001


Parsons School of Design New York, NY 1999 - 2001


New York University New York, NY -1990’s 


Fashion Institute of Technology New York, NY 1983 - 1985

International Center of Photography, ICP

Center for Photography at Woodstock


The Real Estate Board of New York

Corporate Sponsor Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation

Neue Galerie

Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary

The Jewish Museum

Whitney Museum of American Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Patron Abingdon Square Conservancy

Juilliard Ovation Society 2014-2015

New York Historical Society

Cooper Hewett Museum

Temple Emanu-El NYC

The New York Athletic Club (c) 1868, 2019-2022 

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