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Alexander Plutarch Papamarkou

stockbroker , investment banker

Alexander Plutarch Papamarkou, Greek, British, American stockbroker, investment banker. Syracuse University scholar, 1950; Athanassiades Foundation fellow, Athens, 1950-1952, Davella Mills Foundation fellow, 1950-1952, Junior fellow Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 1950-1952.


Papamarkou, Alexander Plutarch was born on February 8, 1930 in Athens, Greece. Came to the United States, 1948. Naturalized, 1986. Son of Plutarch and Margot (Leschziner) Papamarkou.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Syracuse University, 1950. Master in Public Affairs, Princeton University, 1952. Postgraduate, London School of Economics, 1961.


Director class I Ministry of Industry, Athens, 1955-1957. Producer British Broadcaster Service Overseas, London, 1957-1961. Stockbroker Robert Timpson & Company, New York City, 1961-1962, G.H. Walker & Company, New York City, 1963-1965, White, Weld & Company, New York City, 1965-1967.

Vice president international division Oppenheimer & Company, New York City, London, 1967-1975. 1st vice president E.F. Hutton & Company, New York City, Geneva, London, 1975-1982. President Papamarkou & Company, New York City, from 1982.

Board directors Wheatland Corporation, New York City, Fitzwilton Corporation, Dublin, Ireland, Global Asset Management United States of America, London.


Member Christopher Columbus Presidential Commission, Washington, since 1987. Vice chairman international council United States Information Agency, Washington, since 1986. Member advisory committee cultural affairs, City of New York, since 1986.

President Papamarkou Foundation, New York City, since 1987. Member chairman's council Metropolitan Museum Art, Rockefeller University. Member president's council Sloane-Kettering Memorial Hospital.

Co-chairman board regents Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Treasurer Youth and Renewal Fund of Britain. With Royal Hellenic Army, 1954-1955.

Member National Association Security Dealers, Executive Council Foreign Diplomats, Metropolitan Club (New York City), University Club (New York City), New York Athletic Club, Lyford Cay Club.


  • Other Interests

    Languages, classical music, theater, travel.


Plutarch Papamarkou

Margot (Leschziner) Papamarkou