Mark S. Kanter, Vice President and General Counsel for Rookwood Properties of Cincinnati, was inducted into the Board of Governors of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion at its meeting in Los Angeles on February 11, 2019.
Rabbi David Ellenson, Ph.D., stated, “Mark Kanter brings to HUC-JIR his strong commitment to Cincinnati’s religious and communal life. His knowledge and vision will help advance HUC-JIR’s vital role in shaping the Jewish future.”
Since 1991, Kanter has been associated with Rockwood Properties, a family owned firm in the business of developing and managing residential, office, and industrial and retail properties in Kentucky and Ohio. From 1986-1991, he served as Associate with the law firm Frost & Jacobs (now Frost, Brown, Todd), specializing in real estate law and commercial lending.
Kanter currently serves on the Board and as Assistant Secretary of the Jewish Home of Cincinnati (formerly Cedar Village. He is the past President of the I.M.Wise Temple in Cincinnati, and served on the Boards of Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati, the Jewish Center of Cincinnati, and the Institute of Southern Jewish Life in Jackson, MS.
Kanter received the BA degree in philosophy from Connecticut College in New London, CT, and the JD degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.