Bruce Bohuny joined Savills Studley in January of 2012 as a corporate managing director. His expertise lies in designing and implementing complex land development transactions, often playing an integral role in the strategic planning phase by tailoring strategies to the specifications of each client.
Prior to joining the firm, Bruce was co-owner of Butternut Builders and Deerfield Builders, where he was actively involved in site acquisitions, approval processes and the development of various projects. In 1969 Bruce co-founded Lakeland Bank which started in a trailer and presently has 47 branches from the Delaware River to the Hudson River. At inception the assets of Lakeland Bank were $1 million; they are now $2.7 billion. While with Lakeland, he handled negotiations for the purchase of Metropolitan Bank and The National Bank of Sussex County with combined assets of over $500 million. Bruce retired as Vice Chairman of the Board in June of 2007. He returned to real estate as co-founder of Brooks Ltd. where he not only located but obtained all approvals and financing for various client projects.
Prior to his financing endeavors, Bruce played four years of professional baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates organization in the Appalachian, Western Association and Carolina Leagues and retired from the Hollywood Pacific Coast League.
Activities & Achievements
Bruce is on the Board of Trustees, Finance Committee, and Investment Committee of Hackensack University Hospital.
Bruce is a graduate of Concordia Prep and Concordia College, Bronxville, NY where he was inducted in the Sports Hall of Fame. He was also honored as alumni of the year. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford, NJ. Bruce received his G.R.I. designation from Middlesex College.