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Morris Wolf Offit

Morris Wolf Offit was American investment company executive. Trustee, former chairman board trustees Johns Hopkins University; chairman advisory council Nitze School Advanced International Studies; trustee Jewish Museum, former chairman; trustee Jewish Theological Seminary, Thirteen-W National Educational Television, United Jewish Appeal Federation New York, American Jewish Committee; Member Council on Foreign Relations.

Background

  • Offit, Morris Wolf was born on January 22, 1937 in Baltimore. Son of Michael and Rhea (Wolf) Offit.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1957. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1996. Master of Business Administration in Finance, University Pennsylvania, 1959.

    Career

    • Adjunct professor Columbia Business School. Head, Stock Research Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company, vice president, investment department, 1960—1968. General partner Salomon Brothers Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1980.

      President Julius Baer Securities, 1980-1982. Chief Executive Officer Offit Associates Inc., 1983—2001. Founder, Chief Executive Officer OFFITBANK, 1990—2001.

      Co-Chief Executive Officer Offit Hall Capital Management LLC, 2002—2007. Board directors Johns Hopkins Medicine, Educational Broadcasting Corporation, since 2004, American International Group, Inc., since 2005.

    Membership

    Trustee, former chairman board trustees Johns Hopkins University. Chairman advisory council Nitze School Advanced International Studies. Trustee Jewish Museum, former chairman.

    Trustee Jewish Theological Seminary, Thirteen-W National Educational Television, United Jewish Appeal Federation New York, American Jewish Committee. Member Council on Foreign Relations.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Silverman, November 26, 1959. Children: Ned S., Daniel W.
    • father: Michael Offit
    • mother: Rhea (Wolf) Offit
    • spouse: Nancy Silverman
    • children: Ned S. Offit
    • Daniel W. Offit
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    Born January 22, 1937
    • 1957
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1996
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1959
      University Pennsylvania
    • 1960 - 1968
      head
    • 1968 - 1980
      general partner, Salomon Brothers Incorporated
    • 1980 - 1982
      president, Julius Baer Securities
    • 1983 - 2001
      Chief Executive Officer, Offit Associates Incorporated
    • 2002 - 2007
      co-Chief Executive Officer, Offit Hall Capital Management Limited Liability Company
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