Bachelor of Arts, Brooklyn College, 1952; Master of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1954.
Public accountant, Mayers, Architect & Brown, New York City, 1956-1959;
president, Philips, Appel & Walden, Inc., New York City, 1959-1971;
individual member, American Stock Exchange, New York City, since 1963;
specialist, American Stock Exchange, 1972-1974;
also floor official, American Stock Exchange, since 1966;
exchange official, American Stock Exchange, 1975-1976;
Board of Governors, American Stock Exchange, 1976-1982. Board of Governors American Commodities Exchange, 1977-1980. Board directors American Gold Coin Exchange, 1982-1985.
Director Securities Industry Automation Corporation.
Served with Army of the United States, 1954-1956. Member Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Joan Diane Lebowitz, August 7, 1960 (divorced February 1980). Children: James Philip, Alix Liza. Married Barbara Spencer Cole, February 22, 1984.