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brokerage firm executive

Edward Ian Herbst, American brokerage firm executive.


Herbst, Edward Ian was born on August 22, 1945 in New York City. Son of Samuel B. and Grace Ann (Ballin) Herbst.


AB, George Washington University, 1967. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1970.


Corporation 1st vice president Drexel Burnham Lambert, New York City, 1970-1983. Managing director Cowen & Company, 1983—1998, SG Cowen Securities Corporation, New York City, Capital Management Associates, New York City, since 1998. Member Chicago Board Trade.

Member nominating committee for board governors American Stock Exchange, New York City, since 1991. Member nominating committee for board directors Options Clearing Corporation, New York City, since 1991. Member permanent faculty committee on continuing education American Law Institute, New York City, since 1986, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York City, since 1986.


Chairman Young Democratic Party, Harrison, New York, 1961-1963. Board directors Westchester Shore Humane Society, White Plains, New York, 1970-1974, George Washington University National Council for Arts and Sciences, since 1995. American Italian Foundation for Cancer Research, since 1993.

Board trustees Second Stage, since 1991. Member Securities Industry Association (committee on options and derivative products 1982-1984), Metropolis Country Club (White Plains).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, antique cars.


Married Lois Gabbe (divorced 1983). Children: Sandra, Brian.

Samuel B. Herbst

Grace Ann (Ballin) Herbst

Lois Gabbe

Sandra Herbst

Brian Herbst