President & Broker
Bernstein Realty, Inc.
Since opening Bernstein Realty in 1985, Amy Bernstein has led her company of emerging and established agents while also acting as a practicing broker for clients throughout Houston, specifically in and around Memorial, Tanglewood, the Galleria, River Oaks, Bellaire, West University, Houston Heights and the Inner Loop areas. Given her decades-long tenure in the field, it’s no surprise that Bernstein has a wealth of knowledge about real estate – and takes pride in sharing her expertise with everyone from first time homebuyers, luxury buyers, sellers, builders and relocation clients.
“While I’m very involved in the daily operations of the company, I’m also active in the field practicing real estate, which keeps me in tune to the market,” says Bernstein. “I am constantly learning every day and embracing advances in technology in order to stay current and on the forefront of changes in our industry.”
After Hurricane Harvey, all the Bernstein Realty agents rallied to help victims, whether clients chose to rebuild their homes on their existing lots or sell their properties to start fresh in a new or resale home. Even with the added complications from the economy and housing market, all the Bernstein Realty agents worked tirelessly to be of service to all our clients. “Our agents stepped up, stayed positive and focused on serving our clients,” she says. “It was very gratifying work.”
Throughout her career, Bernstein has received widespread recognition for her work, including multiple honors from Houston Business Journal, Houston Agent magazine and the designation of Five Star Professional, among others. Over the past decade, Bernstein has been ranked by the Houston Business Journal among the Top 25 Residential Real Estate Professionals, the Top 25 Residential Real Estate Professionals in Luxury, the Top 30 Residential Real Estate Professionals. Bernstein was also named an honoree for the publication’s Women Who Mean Business Awards.
Bernstein is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, and a graduate of the Real Estate Institute where she earned her GRI designation, and also a member of the Houston Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors and the National Associations of Realtors. She is also a member of the Woman Business Enterprise Alliance, the Worldwide Employee Relocation Council and the Employee Relocation Council.
Supporting a cause close to her heart, Bernstein is the co-founder of the Nancy Owens Breast Cancer Foundation and has served as its chairman since its inception in 2002. The Foundation has raised over $1.5 million to put towards several ongoing research projects to eradicate breast cancer. Eager to make philanthropy a priority Bernstein continually supports many local schools, community events and local charities and organizations.