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Thomas H. Lee

Thomas H. Lee, private equity firm executive. Named one of Top 200 Collectors, ARTnews magazine, 2003-2008, Forbes 400: Richest Americans, 2009. Established Henry Rosovsky Fund, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 1984; board trustees Intrepid Museum, Lincoln Center for Rockefeller University, New York University Medical Center, Museum Modern Art, New York City; vice president board Whitney Museum American Art.

Background

  • Lee, Thomas H. was born on March 26, 1944.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1965.

    Career

    • Securities analyst, industrial research department L.F. Rothschild. With First National Bank Boston, 1966—1974, manager high technical leading group, 1968—1974, vice president, 1973—1974. Chairman T.H. Lee Mezzanine.

      Chairman, Chief Executive Officer T.H. Lee Putnam Ventures. Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Thomas H. Lee Partners, Boston, 1974—2005, Lee Equity Partners, LLC, New York City, since 2006, Thomas H. Lee Capital Management LLC, since 2006. Board directors Miller Import Corporation, Wyndham International, Inc., Metris Companies, Inc., MidCap Finance LLC, The Smith & Wollensky Restaurant Group, Inc., Finlay Enterprises, Inc., Vertis Holdings, Inc., Warner Music Group Corporation, since 2004.

      National board advisor J.P. Morgan Chase.

    Membership

    Established Henry Rosovsky Fund, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, 1984. Board trustees Intrepid Museum, Lincoln Center for Rockefeller University, New York University Medical Center, Museum Modern Art, New York City. Vice president board Whitney Museum American Art.

    Personality

    Interests

    Collecting modern and contemporary art.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Tenenbaum. Children: Stephen Zachary, Robert Schiff.
    • spouse: Ann Tenenbaum
    • children: Stephen Zachary Lee
    • Robert Schiff Lee
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    Born March 26, 1944
    (age 73)