Max grew up in Buffalo, New York. He received his BS in Economics in 1990, Magna Cum Laude, from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania and was one of four submatriculants to earn his MBA from Wharton in 1991.
Max became interested in real estate brokerage after moving in 2001. He is the president and owner of the firm. Max is passionate about working with Maxwell Jacobs clients on their housing needs and investments. He serves on the board of the Real Estate Board of New York and has served on the board of the Manhattan Multiple Listing Service.
Max lives on the Upper East Side with his wife and their two children. He is an active parent at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, the Summit School and Stephen Wise Free Synagogue. He is an avid golfer, tennis and chess player.