Alum's Top Philly Ad Agency Turns 50

The award-winning Brownstein Group, led by Berny Brownstein BFA '57 (Advertising Design), celebrates its 50th anniversary

Berny (right) and son Marc Brownstein at their building on Broad Street, home of the Brownstein Group, one of the top city advertising firms. (RON CORTES / Inquirer Staff Photographer).

July 25, 2014

Congratulations to Berny Brownstein BFA ’57 (Advertising Design), chairman and chief creative officer of the Brownstein Group, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, making it Philadelphia’s oldest independent ad agency.

Brownstein and his son, Marc, who currently serves as the company’s CEO, were recently profiled in The Philadelphia Inquirer, which highlighted the award-winning firm’s impressive 50-year history, saying, “The Brownstein Group at 50 remains a force in local and national advertising.”

Read about the Brownstein Group in The Philadelphia Inquirer >>

The company recently added 15 ADDY Awards to its long list of accolades, including "Best in Show" from the Philly Ad Club and the Gold American Advertising Award for the redesign of BrownsteinGroup.com. Local, national and international clients include IKEA, Comcast, ESPN, Microsoft, Saint-Gobain North America, Western Union, AmerisourceBergen, Cozen O’Connor, the Philadelphia Auto Show, Beneficial Bank and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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