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Major real estate firms step up to save Black and Hispanic internships that coronavirus wiped out

NEW YORK  (June 19th, 2020) — When Covid-19 struck, Cedric Bobo moved his internship program for Black and Hispanic students program online. But when he heard that New York City had canceled 75,000 paid summer internships, he took the program one step further.  He decided to use Project Destined’s learning platform as a gateway to replace at… Read more »

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez donate meals to hospitality workers in Miami

MIAMI (April 21, 2020) – Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez are doing their part amid the coronavirus crisis. http://http://https://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article242168676.html The pair have donated thousands of meals that will be distributed this weekend and next week to help hard-hit hospitality workers in the Miami area. In all, Lopez and Rodriguez donated 20,000 chef-prepared frozen meals from their food… Read more »

A-Rod Corp Invests in Nova Credit

NEW YORK (Feb. 22, 2019) – A-Rod Corp announced its newest investment in Nova Credit on Friday afternoon. “We are excited about this investment,” said CEO, Alex Rodriguez, “This venture celebrates our diversification. As a Dominican-American I am proud to be able to help out fellow immigrants who struggle differently. We believe in changing lives… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Teams Up With FOX Sports To Support Gamechanger Fund

MIAMI (Jan. 29, 2020) – FOX SPORTS SUPPORTS, the community impact arm of FOX Sports, today announced the inaugural donation from its newly-formed “Gamechanger Fund” to the Hank Kline Club of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade. To present the $200,000 contribution, FOX MLB Studio Analyst Alex Rodriguez, a Miami-Dade Boys & Girls Clubs Board… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez buys stake in Presidente beer, will serve as chairmanm

HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2020) – What goes with baseball more than a cold beer? Alex Rodriguez is buying a minority stake in Dominican beer Presidente through his investment firm A-Rod Corp, sources told Page Six, and the former slugger will serve as chairman of the brand. The deal with Anheuser-Busch InBev is expected to be… Read more »

Ex-Yankee Alex Rodriguez goes to bat … for beer

HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2020) – Alex Rodriguez, known for his prowess as a hitter, is turning into a pitcher … for beer. The former New York Yankees slugger is joining Anheuser-Busch as partner and chairman for Presidente Beer, which is based in the Dominican Republic. Rodriguez received a shout-out on Instagram from his No. 1… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez joins Anheuser-Busch as co-owner, chairman for Presidente beer

HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2020) – After 22 seasons of baseball, superstar shortstop and third baseman Alex Rodriguez is taking a swing at something new: marketing beer. The former New York Yankee, Texas Ranger and Seattle Mariner is the new chairman and co-owner of Presidente, the Dominican beer brand now owned by Anheuser-Busch InBev. Terms of the… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez and Barstool Sports Release Season Two of “The Corp” Podcast

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 27, 2019) – Alex Rodriguez and Barstool Sports Release Season Two of “The Corp” Podcast After the first season of The Corp became the No. 1 overall podcast last year, legendary baseball player Alex Rodriguez has reunited with Barstool Sports personality and host of No.1 sports podcast, Pardon My Take, Dan “Big Cat”… Read more »

A-Rod Corp Invest in Storr, a new Marketplace to Democratize Retail

SAN FRANCISCO (Jan. 16, 2019)– A-Rod Corp Invest in Storr, a new Marketplace to Democratize Retail Storr, a new digital marketplace that empowers anyone to open a store from their phone in three clicks, has launched. The company is A-Rod Corp’s latest investment in the e-commerce space. Also backed by the former CEO of Neiman… Read more »

Barstool Sports Presents THE CORP with Alex Rodriguez & Barstool Big Cat

Two years after Barstool Sports personality and host of No.1 sports podcast, Pardon My Take, Dan “Big Cat” Katz, launched his online campaign to become an employee of A-Rod Corp, with a little behind-the-scenes help from Barstool Sports CEO, Erika Nardini, he officially joins legendary baseball player, Alex Rodriguez, to co-host a new podcast the sports… Read more »

Alex Co-teaches at Stanford GSB

Alex Rodriguez co-taught Reputation Management: Strategies for Successful Communicators alongside Stanford Graduate School of Business professor, Allison Kluger in May 2018. Allison Kluger has over 25 years of experience in broadcast media and entertainment, from network television to new media platforms including electronic retail, interactive television, and digital media. The course explores how people can effectively… Read more »

Toronto Real Estate Expo

Alex Rodriguez was invited to speak at the 2018 Real Estate Expo in Toronto, ON, Canada, the largest real estate conference in Canada. Rodriguez delivered a 30 minute keynote speech followed by a Q&A session with the audience, that consisted of 8500 Canadian entrepreneurs and real estate owners. Rodriguez shared with the audience how he… Read more »

A-Rod at SXSW 2018

Alex was interviewed by CNBC’s chairman, Mark Hoffman, at the 2018 South X Southwest conference in Austin, Texas. The two discussed Alex’s career, both as a baseball player and as a businessman, and his upcoming show on CNBC, “Back in the Game,” where he helps former NBA star Joe Smith get back on his feet… Read more »

Stanford GSB: Sports Innovation Conference

Alex Rodriguez was invited to participate in the Sports Innovation Conference, which took place at Stanford University in California. He was interviewed by Abraham Madkour, Executive Editor of the Sports Business Journal. They discussed Alex’s thoughts on the current state of baseball and sports and how the industry can improve and appeal to the younger… Read more »

Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night Live!

Rodriguez made his first appearance on NBC’s Saturday Night Live this March. He appeared alongside, longtime friend, Charles Barkley and SNL star Kenan Thompson. “The Champions” skit addressed the issue of the risks of playing football, revolving around the concussion scandals.

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

In February 2018, Alex Rodriguez attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston, MA. He participated in a panel alongside Maverick Carter, Jason Robins, Nate Silver, and Michele Steele where they shared their experiences in launching sports businesses, noting their successes and setbacks along the way.

Alex at Harvard Business School

In February 2018, Alex Rodriguez was invited to Harvard Business School to participate in a fireside chat alongside Professor Charles F. Wu and Cedric Bobo. He shared stories from how evolved from baseball player to businessman.  He also spoke about his relationship with HBS and Project Destined.

Project Destined

The mission of Project Destined is to transform minority youth into owners and stakeholders in the communities in which they live, work and play. With the careful guidance of its leadership team, Project Destined will produce the nation’s largest number of minority owners of real estate under the age of 18 one block at a… Read more »

Alex at UCLA Anderson School of Management

Alex Rodriguez visited Jeff Moorad’s Sports Management course at the University of California’s Anderson School of Management in February of 2018. Jeff Moorad is the former owner of the San Diego Padres. This course is designed to enhance students’ national and international capacity to succeed in the highly global and complex marketing environment of the… Read more »

CNBC’S Closing Bell

In January 2018, Alex Rodriguez appeared on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” where he discussed his investment strategies. “Closing Bell,” anchored by Kelly Evans and Bill Griffeth, guides viewers through the most important hour of the trading day and takes a close-up look at how the markets are moving, what’s driving them and how investors are reacting…. Read more »

University of Miami Fall Commencement 2017

Alex Rodriguez was the invited keynote speaker at the 2017 Fall Commencement Ceremony at the University of Miami. Mr. Rodriguez gave a heart- warming and inspirational address to the 600 graduates of the 2017 class. Michael Raghunandan, a scholarship recipient of the Alex Rodriguez Scholarship at the University of Miami, graduated with a degree in… Read more »

16th Annual A-Rod Basketball Classic

This year, Alex Rodriguez hosted his 16th annual A-Rod Basketball Classic. 7 teams participated in the tournament, which took place at Christopher Columbus High School. Alex inspired the participants with his speech at the annual breakfast held Saturday morning. Mr. Rodriguez hopes this is just the beginning of a long run of the tournament and… Read more »

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce held their 27th annual “Fiesta” celebration and Pinata Bash in El Paso, Texas. Mr. Rodriguez was the featured guest speaker and participated in a Q&A session, moderated by Nina Vaca, owner of the Pinnacle Group. There were over 1200 Hispanic entrepreneurs in attendance.

ESPN’s College GameDay

A- Rod was invited to participate as the “guest picker” for ESPN’s College GameDay on November 11th 2017. That night at 8:00pm the University of Miami Hurricanes played their biggest game of the year against Notre Dame. The ‘Canes finished 41-8, maintaining their 9-0 undefeated record for the season. As a Miami Hurricanes fan, Alex… Read more »

Harman In-Store Event

As part of Mr. Rodriguez’s partnership with Harman International Industries, he serves as a spokesperson and representative of the company. Harman is an American company that designs and engineers connected products for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide. These products include car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation, and connected services. In November of 2017, Mr…. Read more »

R2C2 with Ryan Ruocco & CC Sabathia

Just a week after the Astros took home the World Series trophy, Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia were guests on Ryan Ruocco’s podcast, R2C2. Check it out here.

J-Rod: Cover of Vanity Fair

Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez wow audiences on the December cover of Vanity Fair (2017). The two were interviewed by renowned business writer, Bethany McClean, and photographed by world famous photographer Mario Testino. In their interview, the two tell of the first time they met, how their lives have changed since unifying and becoming “J-Rod”… Read more »

A-Rod at the 2017 World Series

Alex Rodriguez joined his MLB on Fox cast during the post season and the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Houston Astros. The Astros took the trophy in game 7 of the series, and George Springer took home the MVP.

T-Mobile for Business

Alex Rodriguez spoke to an eager crowd at The LINE Los Angeles, for the T-Mobile for Business conference. He was interviewed by Mike Katz, Senior Vice President of T-Mobile. The two spoke about Rodriguez’s transition from baseball to business and how he overcame adversity as a child and used that as motivation for his future… Read more »

J-Rod Produces “Somos Una Voz” Concert

On October 14th, 2017, A-list celebrities gathered together to raise money for “Somos Una Voz” – a concert and telethon benefiting Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Together with large corporations such as Carnival Cruise Lines, Hand in Hand, and Lennar, they raised over $30 million for hurricane… Read more »

A-Rod on Jimmy Kimmel

Alex Rodriguez appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live in October of 2017, where he talked about what he misses most about playing baseball, where he got his nickname, and revealed his favorite baseball player, Keith Hernandez.

Residencies at 1550

PRESS RELEASE:  Monument Capital Management Acquires Residences at 1550 In Mt. Prospect, Illinois 509-unit development expands Monument’s footprint into Illinois  CHICAGO (July ___, 2017) – Monument Capital Management, a division of A-ROD CORP and one of the country’s premier fully integrated real estate investment firms, expanded their footprint into the state of Illinois with the… Read more »

Black Corporate Directors Conference 2017

Alex Rodriguez participated in a fireside chat with Ariel Investments president, Mellody Hobson, in Laguna Beach, California this summer. For the past 15 years, Ariel Investments has partnered with Russell Reynolds Associates, and other co-sponsors like Deloitte and Ernst & Young, to bring together the nation’s leading black directors for the Black Corporate Directors Conference…. Read more »

A-Rod on Jimmy Fallon

Alex Rodriguez appeared as a guest on Jimmy Fallon in June of 2017. After his interview, Alex and Jimmy faced off in Egg Russian Roulette. Watch the segment here. Click here to see the Fallon and Rodriguez interview.

South Bronx, NY – Field of Dreams

PRESS RELEASE: DREAM AND NYC PARKS COMPLETE NEW BALLEFIELD AT PATTERSON PLAYGROUND IN THE BRONX The Bronx, NY — NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, today joined DREAM Executive Director Rich Berlin, City Council Speaker Melissa Mark- Viverito, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., former New York Yankee Mark Teixeira and representatives from the… Read more »

Spring Training Is Here

Alex will be back in camp in a few days to continue to mentor players, helping them by sharing the good, the bad, and the ugly from his 22 ½-year career. Learn more…

ARod Corp invests in NRG eSports

ARod Corp is one of the first to invest in NRG eSports, a millennial-focused content network providing exclusive, multi-platform programming for gamers. eSports is a growing industry, currently reaching an estimated audience of 385 million viewers globally, estimated to grow to $1.5 billion by 2020. Founded by Andy Miller and Mark Mastrov, NRG fields teams… Read more »