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Robert Maxwell Shofstahl

Robert Maxwell Shofstahl, American savings and loan executive. Louisiana Newsmakers of Year, United States of America Today, 1983; scholar Tulane University, 1964.


  • Shofstahl, Robert Maxwell was born on February 8, 1942 in New Orleans. Son of Maxwell Frederick and Ellen Anna (Falkenstein) Shofstahl.

  • Education

    • Bachelor cum laude, Tulane University, 1964. Postgraduate, Tulane University, 1966.


    • Manager Southern Bell-South Central Bell, New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, 1964-1971. Assistant to president Pelican Homestead Savings & Loan, Metairie, Louisiana, 1971-1973, executive vice president, 1973-1977, director, 1973-1992, president, Chief Executive Officer, 1978-1992. President, chief operating officer, director AmWest Savings Association, Bryan, Texas, 1992-1994, New York Life, 1995-1996.

      Chief administrative officer Adams and reese, since 1996. Director Eureka Homestead, since 1996, member executive committee, chairman asset, liability committee. Director Federal Reserve Bank Atlanta, New Orleans branch, 1986-1988.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member future of industry task force United States League, 1987-1988. Member 9th district FHLB Committee Management Consigment Program, 1985. Member last carousel finance committee Friends of City Park, 1986-1987.

    Board directors Neighborhood Housing Services New Orleans, 1978-1992, treasurer, 1979-1981. Trustee St. Martin Episcopal School, 1981-1987, treasurer, 1984, vice president, 1985-1986, capital funds tri-chairman, 1984, headmaster search committee, 1985, board visitors, since 1989, chairman, since 1996. Lecturer graduate business school Loyola University, 1982-1991.

    Member visiting committee Loyola University Business School, 1991-1992. Speaker annual convention Deans Southern Business Administration Association, 1989. Appointed to governor's Thrift Industry Advisory Council, 1981-1984.

    Member advisory board New Orleans Opera Ball, 1984. Inagural president New Orleans Aquatics, 1988. Panelist New Orleans: The Decade Ahead, 1989.

    Honorary economic development ambassador State of Louisiana, 1985. Member United States League Savings Institutions (vice chairman ad hov floor insurance committee 1976-1977, chairman insurance and protective committee 1979-1980), association Legal Administrators, National Law Firm Marketing Association, Louisiana League Savings Institutions (insurance committee 1974, executive committee 1980-1981, 87-89, legislation committee 1983-1984), League Homestead/Savings and Loan Association, Greater New Orleans (president 1973), National Association Business Economists (panelist national policy suvey 1989-1992), New Orleans Council Business Economists, Bryan-College Station Chamber of Commerce (member inner circuit 1993-1994), Deutsches Haus, Bienville Club, Metairie Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Eta Sigma Phi.


    • Married Lois Alice Berrigan, June 6, 1964. Children: Tyson Brahm, Elisia Ellette, Christian Aric.
    • father: Maxwell Frederick Shofstahl
    • mother: Ellen Anna (Falkenstein) Shofstahl
    • spouse: Lois Alice Berrigan
    • children: Tyson Brahm Shofstahl
    • Elisia Ellette Shofstahl
    • Christian Aric Shofstahl
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    Born February 8, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1964
      Tulane University
    • 1966
      Tulane University
    • 1964 - 1971
      Manager, Southern Bell-South Central Bell
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      assistant, to president Pelican Homestead Savings & Loan
      Metairie, Louisiana, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      Bryan, Texas, United States
    • 1995 - 1996
    • 1996
      chief administrative officer, Adams and reese
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