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Real estate developer and hotel executive

Eugene John Messenkopf, American Real estate developer and hotel executive. Walked 2000 mile Appalachian Trail, 1987. M C. Recipient Brother Loftus award Iona College, 1976. Trustee, chairman finance committee Mount Vernon Hospital, 1982-1987. Served as sergeant Army of the United States, 1950-1952, Korea. Member AICPA, New York State Society Certified Public Accountants, Finance Executives Institute.

Background

Messenkopf, Eugene John was born on January 26, 1928 in New York City. Son of John Philip and Helen Bessie (Holden) Messenkopf.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, Iona College, 1950. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1956.

Career

Secretary-treasurer, KLM Process Company. New York City, 1952-1954;accountant, American Tobacco Company. New York City, 1954-1956;staff accountant, Peat, Marwick & Mitchell, New York City, 1956-1960;executive vice president, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc., New York City, 1960-1984;president, chief Executive officer real estate division, Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Inc., New York City, 1977-1984;president, chief Executive officer, Meridian Investing and Development Corporation, 1977-1984;private practice consultant, since 1984.

Member of advisory board New York University Real Estate Institute, 1981-1985. Member executive county small scale development Urban Land Institute, 1983-1990. Chairman Wall St. Tax Committee, New York City, 1965-1968.

Board directors SIA Accounting Division, New York City, 1965-1979.

Achievements

  • Achievements include walking 2000 mile Appalachian Trail, 1987.

Membership

Trustee, chairman finance committee Mount Vernon Hospital, 1982-1987. Served as sergeant Army of the United States, 1950-1952, Korea. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, Financial Executives Institute.

Connections

Married Martha Ann Crane, January 29, 1955. Children: Diane, Nancy, Eugene John, Susan.

father:
John Philip Messenkopf

mother:
Helen Bessie (Holden) Messenkopf

spouse:
Martha Ann Crane

child:
Diane Messenkopf

child:
Nancy Messenkopf

child:
Eugene John Messenkopf

child:
Susan Messenkopf