Brandon Steiner served as founder and chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and Memorabilia for more than 30 years. Considered a sports marketing guru, he received Syracuse University’s highest alumni honor, The Arents Award, in October 2015, and served as Falk College’s Convocation speaker in May 2019. Steiner launched two new companies, The Steiner Agency, and CollectibleXchange in late 2019.
Steiner is the author of three books: “The Business Playbook” (2003), “You Gotta Have Balls: How a Kid From Brooklyn Started From Scratch, Bought Yankees Stadium and Built a Sports Empire” (September 2012) and “Living on Purpose: Stories about Faith, Fortune, and Fitness That Will Lead You to an Extraordinary Life” (December 2018). During his book tours, he has lectured at some of the top business schools in the country, including The Harvard Business School, The Kellogg School of Business, Columbia and Yale. His motivational speaking engagements have put him in front of Fortune 500 companies ranging from hotel chains to real estate companies, and he is often the featured speaker at trade conventions.
He is an expert commentator on all issues involving sports and is regularly featured on national news networks including CNBC, CNN, MSNBC, ESPN and in newspapers such as the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. Since 2006, Steiner has been the host of “Memories of the Game” on the YES Network
In his career, Steiner cultivated partnerships with the Dallas Cowboys and Boston Red Sox and three universities: Alabama, Notre Dame and Syracuse. Steiner and Steiner Sports are perhaps best known for reaching an agreement with the New York Yankees in 2009 to sell a variety of memorabilia from the old Yankee Stadium including seats, signs, and lockers.
He devotes his time to charities including Family Services of Westchester, which helps to provide social and mental health services to strengthen families, children and individuals, and sits on the board of Camp Sussex (a camp for underprivileged children).