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Philip Herman Cohen

Philip Herman Cohen, American accountant. Recipient State of Israel Bond Peace award 1983, Accountants Bankers and Finance award American Jewish Congress, 1984, Gold medal National Interfraternity Conference, 1994, Distinguished Service award Fraternity Executive Association, 1999.

Background

  • Cohen, Philip Herman was born on December 4, 1936 in Brooklyn. Son of David J. and Toby (Jaeger) Cohen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1957.

    Career

    • From accountant to partner Touche Ross & Company, New York City, 1957-1981. Executive vice president finance, Chief Financial Officer Integrated Resources, Inc., 1981-1986, senior executive vice president finance, Chief Financial Officer, 1986-1990. Finance and real estate consultant Philip H. Cohen & Company, since 1990.

      Chairman board directors, president, Chief Executive Officer FRMT Ltd. (A Bermuda Mutual Insurance Company), 1996—1999. Board directors FMRT Ltd.

      (A Bermuda Mutual Insurance Company). Chairman executive committee FRMT Ltd. (A Bermuda Mutual Insurance Company), 1999—2001.

      President Mitcor Corporation. Board directors Odin Management Corporation, Sy Sims School Business Yeshiva University. Chairman board directors Fraternity Risk Management Trust, 1994—1999, chairman executive committee, 1999—2000.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Board directors Alpha Epsilon Pi Foundation, Inc., 1976—2005, National Interfrat. Conference, 1975-1986, National Interfrat. Foundation, 1996-2004, State of Israel Bonds, New York.

    Board directors Sutton Place Synagogue, 1984-1999, vice president, 1993-1999. Board directors joint purchasing committee Federation Jewish Philanthropies, 1977-1978. Member Community Board Manhattan, New York, 1992-2006.

    International board directors Hillel Foundation for Jewish Student Campus Life, since 1999, member executive committee of board directors, since 2005, chair audit committee. Advisory board University Miami Medical Sch's. Institute Stem Cell Research, since 2008.

    Member Foundation Accounting Education, American Institute Certified Public Accountant's (real estate committee 1987-1990), New York State Society Certified Public Accountant's (admissions committee 1968-1969, chairman finance and leasing committee 1972-1974, committee on relations with the bar 1974-1976, committee on real estate accounting 1976-1979, committee insurance 1980-1981, finance accounting standards committee 1983-1986, chairman member-in-industry committee 1981-1983, chief finance officers committee 1984-1986, furtherance committee 1986, annual conference committee 1985-1987, committee on operations 1987-1988, board directors 1983-1986, vice president 1985-1986, Outstanding Certified Public Accountant in Industry award 1986), Finance Executives Institute, American Accounting Association, National Association Accountants, Society Insurance Accountants, Alpha Epsilon Pi (supreme governor 1966-1973, national president 1974-1976, member fiscal control board 1977-1981, vice chairman 1981-1992, chairman 1992-2005, chairman emiritus since 2008), Beta Alpha Psi, Areopagus Clubs: South Florida Alumni Alpha Epsilon Pi. Lodges: Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Rudd; children: Davina Ellen, Tobias Samuel Dory.
    • father: David J. Cohen
    • mother: Toby (Jaeger) Cohen
    • spouse: Susan Rudd
    • children: Davina Ellen Cohen
    • Tobias Samuel Dory Cohen
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    Born December 4, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1957
      New York University
    • 1957 - 1981
      From accountant, to partner Touche Ross & Company
    • 1981 - 1986
      executive, vice president finance
    • 1990
      finance and real estate consultant, Philip H. Cohen & Company