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Investment banker

Edward Mordecai Kresky, American investment banker.


Kresky, Edward Mordecai was born on August 15, 1924 in New York City. Son of Henry and Celia (Oltarsh) Kresky.


Bachelor, Cornell University, 1948. Master of Public Administration, New York University, 1950. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1960.


Public administration intern State New York, 1950—1951. Personnel director New York State Rent Commission, 1951—1954. Assistant personnel director City New York, 1954—1957.

Associate director New York State Constitutional Revision Commission, 1957—1961. Program associate Office of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961—1965. Secretary Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York City, 1965—1971.

Senior adviser Wertheim & Company, since 1971. Vice-chairman Municipal Assistance Corporation, since 1975. Director Security Mutual Life Insurance Company New York, Dime Capital Corporation.

Served with Army of the United States, 1943-1946.


Vice chairman New York State Council on Arts, since 1971. Member Regents Commission on Doctoral Education in New York State, 1971—1973, Governor's Task Force on Financing Higher Education, 1972—1973. Board directors City Center Music and Drama, 1984.

Member advisory council Graduate School Public Administration. Board directors New York City Ballet, 1976—1985. Adjunct; professor public administration New York University.

Member of National Municipal League (council member since 1973), Regional Plan Association, American Political Science Association, Century Association Club (New York City).


Married Mary J. McAniff. Children: Ann Cecilia Kresky Banegas, Susan Elizabeth Kresky Gallwey.

Henry Kresky

Celia (Oltarsh) Kresky

Mary J. McAniff

Ann Cecilia Kresky Banegas Kresky

Susan Elizabeth Kresky Gallwey Kresky