Alex Klatskin is a General Partner of Forsgate Industrial Partners, a private industrial real estate development and investment firm based in Teterboro, New Jersey. Forsgate has built and owns ten million square feet of industrial property. Before joining Forsgate in 1992, he was with the New York City architectural firm of Kohn, Pedersen, Fox and Associates, working on commercial projects in London and New York.
Alex was the 2011 National Chairman of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. At NAIOP, he is also a former President of the New Jersey Chapter. In addition, Alex is a member of the Washington, DC based Real Estate Roundtable and a member of the Board of Regents of the American Architectural Foundation. He is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, a member of the Architectural League of New York and the American Real Estate Society.
He has been a visiting architectural critic at the Universities of Michigan and Illinois, Florida A&M, Catholic University and the Illinois Institute of Technology and has been a visiting lecturer in the real estate programs of Cornell and Johns Hopkins Universities and the School of Architecture and Planning at MIT.
Alex holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois and a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland. He is a Registered Architect in New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia, and a licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey.