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Ryan Osborne was promoted to chief operating officer at Farmingdale-based Waldner’s Business Environments in 2016, taking on responsibility for the full-service office furniture dealership’s Farmingdale, Manhattan, and Westchester offices. Osborne began his tenure with Waldner’s Business Environments almost three decades ago as a Teamster member working in the Farmingdale warehouse. He then moved up the ranks, taking on roles in project management and sales. The Commercial Industrial Brokers Society honored him with its 2019 Associate of the Year Award, in recognition of Osborne’s contributions and involvement with the trade organization.
Ryan Osborne of Malverne has received the 2019 Associate Member of the Year Award from the Commercial Industrial Brokers Society of Long Island for his support of, and involvement with, the activities of the real estate brokers group. Osborne is principal and chief operating officer of Waldner’s Business Environments, where he has worked for almost three decades, starting out as a Teamster in the office furniture firm’s Farmingdale warehouse. He is involved with the nonprofits Life’s WORC, Autism Speaks and Autism Communities.
Ryan Osborne is a principal and serves as chief operating officer at Waldner’s Business Environments, Inc., a 79-year-old contract furniture, technology and office services company with three locations in the tri-state area. Osborne has held various positions within Waldner’s throughout his 25 year tenure and credits Waldner’s success to the extraordinary people within the firm. Osborne is responsible for all facets of the organization by providing leadership within sales and marketing, operations, finance, human resources and administration. Spanning Waldner’s three regional showrooms/offices in New York City, Long Island and Westchester, Osborne demonstrates his commitment to the organization, love of the industry and a drive to be the best in his field. Waldner’s has a unique ability to foster a collaborative approach with all project stakeholders including the client, the architectural & design community, real estate & project management firm, and end-user, Osborne said. “Through this collaboration, Waldner’s provides furniture products and furniture-related services that create innovative, healthy, and productive, work environments” he noted. “Waldner’s continues to be successful in servicing its long-standing client relationships and in growing new relationships due to its ongoing expansion of its product and service portfolio, which currently encompasses 200+ furniture manufacturers, a vast range of technology products, demountable partitions, and office services that include furniture moving & storage, furniture liquidation and asset management.” “The marketplace for commercial interiors looks to Waldner’s to solve its “one stop shop” demand for economical, efficient, and reliable furniture products and office services to suit the needs of its employees and the operations of their business,” Osborne said. “As one of the largest Steelcase dealers in the country, Waldner’s also brings forth a powerful network of national service providers capable of responding to customer needs anywhere in the US.” Waldner’s Business Environments, Inc. is a full service office furniture dealership founded in 1939. Waldner’s has earned a reputation for cultivating strong, long-standing partnerships with its customers, enabling them to reduce capital and operating expenditures while enhancing workplace effectiveness. Waldner’s represents 200+ furniture manufacturers, is a Microsoft HUB distributor, and also offers an array of demountable wall solutions, and AV products & services. The company’s client list includes local and national customers in healthcare, education, corporate, legal, technology, financial and communications.