Senior Partner, Fisher Brothers
Arnold Fisher is Senior Partner at Fisher Brothers, a leader in NYC real estate. They constructed over 15 million square feet of space, such as 299 Park Avenue, 605 Third Avenue, 1345 Avenue of the Americas, Park Avenue Plaza, 50 Sutton Place South and more.
He was Chairman of the Fisher House Foundation until 2003. It has built 82 comfort homes for families of hospitalized military personnel and veterans on U.S. military bases around the country.
In 2000, the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund (IFHF), was created to provide financial support for spouses and children of fallen U.S service members. In 2007, IFHF constructed The Center for the Intrepid (CFI), a 65,000 square-foot, a state-of-the-art physical rehabilitation center at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, for military personnel with amputations and severe burns.
In 2010, IFHF built the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The 72,000 square foot facility treats service members suffering from the Invisible Wounds of War, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Post-Traumatic Stress (PTS).
IFHF built 7 “Intrepid Spirit Centers”, satellites of NICoE on home bases, with a success rate of 90%, returning service members to active duty or a normal lifestyle. IFHF will build 3 additional needed Centers.
In 2005, he was made an Honorary Knight of the British Empire recognizing his contribution to families of British Armed Forces personnel killed in action.