As a member of the Congregation Keter Torah, Morris Kalichman strives to embody his communityâ��s values of personal and communal responsibility in his career as a real estate professional. As the President of a successful property management company for the past 35 years, Morris Kalichman oversees numerous responsibilities, from collecting rent and overseeing repairs to developing raw land for construction and ensuring that contractors secure the necessary government permits. Continually striving for professional excellence has paid off for Morris Kalichman, and in 1998 he was awarded the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce Beautification Achievement Award. The award honored his contributions to the Rensselaer Gateway communities, where Morris Kalichman has worked to develop 100 houses and 200 apartments, turning empty lots and unused land into beautifully designed and landscaped residences. For Morris Kalichman, establishing solidarity within his Jewish community extends beyond the borders of the United States, and he remains keenly aware of the challenges faced by Jews in Israel and Samaria who have been displaced from their homes by violent conflict. In order to aid them, Morris Kalichman works with the One Israel Fund to secure resources for these struggling communities. The organization concentrates on providing medical supplies, such as ambulances, EMT facilities, and emergency lighting systems. However, Kalichman is also able to offer his expertise as a real estate developer, since the Fund also looks beyond peopleâ��s immediate needs to build schools, playgrounds, and youth centers. Educated at the Bernard M. Baruch College of the City University of New York (CUNY), Morris Kalichman went on to study public administration, earning his Master of Arts from Long Island University in Brooklyn. He belongs to the Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce and holds a real estate license from the State of New York. In his spare time, Morris Kalichman enjoys athletic activities such as golf, skiing, tennis, and hiking.