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Carl Thomas Chaleff, American investment company executive.


Chaleff, Carl Thomas was born on November 21, 1945 in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Son of Boris Carl and Betty J. (Miller) Chaleff.


Bachelor of Science in Economics, Purdue University, 1969. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Xavier University, 1976.


Assistant vice president, American Can Corporation, New York City, 1969-1970;sales manager, American Can Corporation, Cincinnati, 1970-1973;account executive, Merrill Lynch, Cincinnati, 1973-1976;vice president, Oppenheimer, Chicago, 1976-1981;associate director, Bear Stearns & Company, Chicago, 1981-1988;partner, managing director, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce Oppenheimer, since 1988.


Former president board directors National Kidney Foundation Illinois. Executive council University Chicago Childrens Hospital, Boy Scouts American, 1992-1994. Former president board directors Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Care, 1992-1998, board director Adler Planetarium & Museum, Chicago, 1998-2005.

Treasurer, board director, Jobs for Youth. Board directors National Kidney Foundation. Member Chicago Bond Club, American Arbitration Association, National Board Arbitrators, East Bank Club, Rainbows (board directors 1984-1996), Metropolitan Club, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Center for Excellence in Education (board directors 1990-1992), Chicago Filmmakers (board directors 1986-1998).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, skiing, tennis.


Married Carolyn F. Heath, April 26, 1970 (divorced April 1985). Children: Fritz. Eric. Married Darlene Finkel, December 13, 1987.

Boris Carl Chaleff

Betty J. (Miller) Chaleff

Carolyn F. Heath

Darlene Finkel

Fritz. Eric Chaleff