The Commons is pleased to welcome Jayson Bernstein, President of American Laboratory Trading (ALT) and J. Richard Lee, Managing Director of O,R&L Commercial to The Commons Advisory Committee.

Mr. Bernstein joined American Laboratory Trading, Inc. (ALT) in 2009 and has served as its president since 2015. Headquartered in East Lyme, CT, ALT provides two key services – as a leading supplier of premium refurbished lab equipment and as a prominent provider of surplus lab asset management solutions for labs around the world. Under his direction, ALT has sustained continuous growth highlighted by the grand opening of their west coast facility in San Diego in 2014.

Bernstein has leveraged the company’s access to early stage, small to medium sized biotech companies, and academia by securing key alliances with some of the most reputable names in the industry, including BIO and Agilent Technologies – two organizations that understand the benefit of reaching this important demographic.
To further enhance ALT’s mission of serving the early stage and start-up community, Bernstein secured sponsorships and partnerships with life science incubators and collaborative laboratory spaces across the country including LabCentral in Cambridge, MA, QB3@953 in San Francisco, BioLabs network of shared lab space in Cambridge, MA, San Diego, Durham, NC, and New York City, and as a founding sponsor of CURE Innovation Commons. To date, ALT has committed $2 million dollars in instruments and services to this initiative.

Mr. Lee co-founded O,R&L Commercial, a full-service Real Estate Company comprised of brokerage, property management and construction divisions. He successfully marketed the company to be a leader in the real estate and construction industry in Connecticut. The brokerage division has been recognized nationally in Barron’s and in the New York Times for its successful marketing of millions of dollars of distressed and foreclosed real estate.

For the past 20 years, O,R&L Commercial has been leasing and selling commercial real estate in the state of Connecticut. Approximately 2,000,000 square feet of it has been in the markets of New Haven, Fairfield, New London and Hartford counties. His clients include a range of corporations both locally and nationally, private individuals, investors, developers, and partnerships.

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