Student, Princeton University, 1944-1945; Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1949.
Vice president Carl Marks & Company, Incorporated, New York York City, 1958-1961, president, 1961-2000, also board directors, chairman, 2000. Director, executive vice president CMNY Capital Company Inc., from 1962. Chairman emeritus North Shore Hospital's Research Institute.
Trustee Lincoln Center Fund, 1966-1977, Hofstra University, 1974-1979, Sarah Lawrence College, 1979-1981, North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, New York. Chairman board overseers Research Laboratory, North Shore University Hospital. Board directors Chief Executives Organization Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, 1992, vice chairman.
Board directors Smith New Court PLC, London, 1988-1994. Board directors, executive committee Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, vice chairman, since 1998. Member West Point Society, New York Board Trade, Harmonie Club.
Married Nancy Lucille Abeles, June 21, 1949. Children: Carolyn Gail, Linda Beth, Constance Annual.