Bachelor of Science in Finance, Ohio State University, 1955. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1957.
Various positions Naess & Thomas, New York City, 1957-1958, Lambert & Company, New York City, 1958-1960. Assistant vice president to vice president Central National Corporation, 1960-1968. Assistant to chairman Northwest Industries, 1968-1970.
Co-founder, chairman Apax Partners, Inc. (formerly Alan Patricof Associates), 1969—2001. Founder, managing director Greycroft Parters, L.P., since 2006.
Board directors Boston Properties, Inc., since 1997, Millenium Challenge Corporation, since 2007. Founder, former chairman board New York magazine. Chairman private equity group Global Corporation Governance Forum.
Board member New York Small Business Venture Fund. Member New York administrative committee Fleet National Bank. Served in United States Army, 1958, served in United States Army, 1961-1962.
Trustee New York Science and Technology Foundation. Board trustees Columbia University Graduate School Business. Member New York Academy of Sciences (former member board governors, former treasurer).
Married Susan Patricof. Children: Jonathan, James, Mark.