Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sam Bernstein

Sam Bernstein

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Sam Bernstein is the co-founder and CEO of LoftSmart, the first end-to-end marketplace for student rentals.

Born in New York City, Sam founded LoftSmart during his time at the University of Virginia, where he studied Economics and Technology Entrepreneurship before leaving in early 2016 to focus on LoftSmart full-time.

Before LoftSmart, Sam spent time at Fortress Investment Group, Obama for America, the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership, Gentry Capital Partners, and the NYSE.  Sam is a 2017 Thiel Fellow and a GuestLecturer in Entrepreneurship at the McIntire School of Commerce at UVa and the Leeds School of business at the University of Colorado. Sam lives in Manhattan and enjoys traveling, trying new restaurants, contemporary art, and the New York Jets.