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Morton Peter Hyman

Morton Peter Hyman, American private equity investment company executive. Bar: New York 1960.


  • Hyman, Morton Peter was born on January 9, 1936 in New York City. Son of Irving S. and Dora (Pfeffer) Hyman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cornell University, 1956. Doctor of Laws with distinction, Cornell University, 1959. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), New York Medical College.


    • Associate Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn, New York City, 1959-1963. Officer, director Overseas Discount Corporation, 1963—2002, Overseas Shipholding Group, Incorporated, New York York City, 1969—2003, Chief Executive Officer, 1999—2003, also chairman, board directors. Chief Executive Officer Master in Public Health Enterprises, LLC, since 2003.

      Vice chairman board Discount Bank and Trust Company, 1999-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1960.


    • Board editors Cornell Law Review.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Vice-chairman New York State Health Planning Commission, 1977-1978. Member Public Health Council New York, 1971-1995, vice chairman, 1975-1985, chairman, 1985-1995. Co-chairman New York State Health Issues Forum.

    Chairman New York State Health Care Capital Policy Advisory Committee, 1982-1994, Sabin Vaccine Institute, since 2009. Trustee George Washington University, 2009, chairman emeritus board trustees Beth Israel Medical Center, 1985-2007, Continuum Health Partnership, Inc., 1997-2007. Chairman emeritus board trustees St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, 2001-2007.

    Vice chairman New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, 1999-2007. Vice-chairman board regents Long Island College Hospital, 1998-2007. Chairman New York State Joint Executive and Legislation Task Force on Delivery of Health Care, 1977-1980.

    Chairman New York State Joint Executive and Legislation Committee on Residential Health Care Facilities, 1977-1980. Trustee The Brearley School, 1993-1997. Member president council United Hospital Fund.

    Board directors United Jewish Appeal Federation, 1986-1991. Member board overseers Albert Einstein College Medicine of Yeshiva University Second lieutenant Army of the United States, 1956-1957. Fellow New York Academy Medicine.

    Member New York Bar Association, Harmonie Club, Order of Coif, Phi Kappa Phi.


    • Married Chris Oliphant Stern, March 18, 1979. Children: Sarah Anne, David Jacob.
    • father: Irving S. Hyman
    • mother: Dora (Pfeffer) Hyman
    • spouse: Chris Oliphant Stern
    • children: Sarah Anne Hyman
    • David Jacob Hyman
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    Born January 9, 1936
    • 1956
      Cornell University
    • 1959
      Cornell University
    • 1959 - 1963
      Associate, Proskauer Rose Goetz & Mendelsohn
    • 1963 - 2002
      officer, Overseas Discount Corporation
    • 1963 - 2002
      director, Overseas Discount Corporation
    • 1969 - 2003
      officer, Overseas Discount Corporation
    • 1969 - 2003
      director, Overseas Discount Corporation
    • 2003
      Chief Executive Officer, Master in Public Health Enterprises
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