Ronald M. Gold is an ASCAP composer and publisher, and a graduate of the Mannes College of Music. He was the Artistic Director of the 1977-80 CETA Jewish Music Community at the American Jewish Congress. The “Million Dollar Annual Program” was the first in U.S. history devoted to the composition, performance, and cataloging of Jewish music and dance in the history of the United States. It was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor and the New York Department of Cultural Affairs.
Mr. Gold has made his professional career as a commercial real estate appraiser, serving as president of The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), New York City Chapter, and as Chairman of ASA's Prestigious National Task Force on Public Relations. He currently serves as First Vice President of the Greater Harlem Real Estate Board, and is an author, expert witness and teacher at the Real Estate Board of New York and the Learning Annex in his field. His passion, however, has always been music. He is an avid pianist, and has served as donor, fundraiser and Board Member for numerous music organizations with great passion, an inventive spirit, and a large contact list.