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Peter Laurence Malkin

Peter Laurence Malkin, American lawyer, investor. Bar: New York 1958, Connecticut 1976.


  • Malkin, Peter Laurence was born on January 14, 1934 in New York City. Son of Samuel and Gertrude (Greenberger) Malkin.

  • Education

    • Graduate cum laude, Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School, 1951. AB summa cum laude, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1955. Bachelor of Laws magna cum laude, Harvard University Law School, Cambridge, 1958.


    • Chairman Wien & Malkin LLC, New York City, since 1958. Managing Empire State Building Associates LLC, since 1961. Chairman W & M Properties, Incorporated, New York York City, 1965—2009, Malkin Holdings, since 2009.

      Partner New York City Partnership, New York City, since 2001. Founding chairman Grand Central Partnership Inc. & 34th Street Partnership, Inc.

      Founding director Fashion Center Business Improvement District. Director Realty Foundation New York, since 1981, vice president, since 1995. Member advisory committee Greenwich Japanese School, Connecticut, 1992—2005.

      Member New York City Mayor's Business Advisory Council, 1997—2002. Governor Real Estate Board, New York City, 1993—2005. Co-founder, honorary co-chairman Committee Encouraging Corporation Philanthropy, since 1998.

      Emeritus director United States Trust Corporation.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1958, Connecticut 1976.


    Member Bank America Global Wealth Investment Management Advisory Board, Chairman Metropolitan Aircraft Noise Mitigation Commission, since 1990. Vice-chairman Harvard Law School Fund, 1967-1971, chairman national scholarship committee, 1975-1976, chairman New York City committee, 1981-1983. Founder, board director Urban League Southwestern Fairfield County, 1969-1973, treasurer, 1969-1971.

    Board director, executive committee Lincoln Center Performing Arts, since 1979. Board director Institute International Education, 1983-1989, honorary since 1994. Board director, vice-chairman Greenwich Center Arts, 2004-2009.

    Member advisory board Connecticut Trust History Preservation, since 2007. Trustee National Trust History Preservation, 1988-1991, advisory council, since 1997, trustee emeritus, since 2005. Founding chairman Greenwich Green & Clean, Inc., since 1986, Greenwich Adopt-A-Road, since 1996.

    Founding president Greenwich Tree Conservancy, since 2006. Chairman, co-founder Merritt Parkway Conservancy, since 2002. Vice president, executive committee Greenwich chapter National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1967-1969.

    Trustee Citizens Budget Commission, New York City, 1971-1991, Jewish Communal Fund, New York, 1976-1981. Dean's council, Harvard University, 1987-1995. Chairman capital campaign and chairman dean's council Harvard Kennedy School Government, since 1995, overseers committee to visit Harvard Kennedy School Government, 1976-1982, 83-89, 90—, to visit Harvard Law School 1977-1983.

    Executive committee Program Center Jewish Studies, 1974-1980. Board overseers Harvard College, 1989-1995, overseers committee university resources, since 1972, executive committee, since 1985. Dean's advisory committee Harvard Law School, 1988-1990.

    Elected director Harvard Alumni Association, 1981-1983. Chairman schools and scholarship committee Harvard College, Greenwich, 1973-1979. Executive committee Association Better New York, since 1972.

    Founding chairman New York leadership committee Harvard College Fund. Member Harvard Law School Association New York City (trustee 1968-1970, vice president 1973-1974), Association Bar City New York, Century Association, Links New York, The Hasty Pudding Institute 1770, AD Honorary, Harvard Varsity Club (Cambridge), Harvard Club New York City (board managers 1979-1981), Harvard Club (Fairfeld County, Connecticut, vice president 1974-1975, board directors 1976-1980), Bailwick Club (honorary life, founding president), Blind Brook Club, Connecticut Golf Club, Indian Harbor Yacht Club, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Isabel L. Wien, July 10, 1955.
    • father: Samuel Gertrude
    • mother: Gertrude
    • spouse: Isabel L. Wien
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    Born January 14, 1934
    • 1951
      Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School
    • 1955
      Harvard College
    • 1958
      Harvard University Law School
    • 1958
      Chairman, Wien & Malkin Limited Liability Company
    • 1961
      managing Empire State Building Associate, s Limited Liability Company
    • 1965 - 2009
      chairman, W & M Properties
    • 2009
      chairman, W & M Properties