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Whitney Dean Pidot

Whitney Dean Pidot was American lawyer. Bar: New York 1971.


  • Pidot, Whitney Dean was born on March 2, 1944 in New York City. Son of George B. and Virginia (Ulrich) Pidot.

  • Education

    • AB magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1966. Juris Doctor, Columbia University, 1970. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1970.


    • Partner Shearman & Sterling, New York City, 1970, global managing partner, 1998—2002, member executive goup, 1998—2003, Asia managing partner, 2001—2003, of counsel, 2004—2005. Chair, Chief Executive Officer Goelet Company LLC, 2004—2011. Member advisory board Barclays Bank New York, 1989-1992, Molecular Tool, Inc.

      (biotechnology) Baltimore, 1991-1996, Equine Genetic Research Partners, Baltimore, 1991-1995. Trustee, vice chair Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, New York.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: New York 1971.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Mayor, Village of Matinecock, Locust Valley, New York, 1977-1992. Vice chairman North Shore Mayors Committee, Long Island, New York, 1980-1992. Board directors Nassau County (New York ) Village Officials Association, 1978-1980.

    Commissioner Locust Valley Fire District, 1979-1993. Member New York Bar Association, Piping Rock Club (president 1988-1994), Jupiter Island Club (president since 2006), Union Club New York City, Phi Delta Phi.


    • Married Jeanne Stoddard, April 23, 1973. Children: Whitney Dean Junior, Philip Martin, Seth Thayer.
    • father: George B. Pidot
    • mother: Virginia (Ulrich) Pidot
    • spouse: Jeanne Stoddard
    • children: Whitney Dean Junior Pidot
    • Philip Martin Pidot
    • Seth Thayer Pidot
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    Born March 2, 1944
    (age 73)