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Lawyer , Investment banker

Frank A. Weil, American investment banker, lawyer. Bar: New York 1956.


Weil, Frank A. was born on February 14, 1931 in Bedford, New York, United States. Son of Sylvan and Ruth Alice (Norman) Weil.


Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Harvard University, 1953; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1956.


Practiced in, New York City, 1957-1960; general partner, Loeb, Rhoades & Company. New York City, 1960-1971; president, Abacus Fund, Inc., 1968-1972; chief finance officer, director, Paine, Webber, Jackson & Curtis, New York City, 1972-1977; assistant secretary industry and trade, Department Commerce, Washington, 1977-1979; partner firm, board chairman,, Ginsburg, Feldman, Weil & Bress, Washington, 1979-1983; partner firm, board chairman,, Wald, Harkrader & Ross, Washington, 1983-1985; chairman, chief Executive officer, director,, Abacus and Associations, Inc., since 1985; Chairman of the Board, Speech Systems Chairman of the Board, Exxel/Atmos, Inc. Director Geico, Dorr-Oliver, Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, 1968-1977, Hamburg Savings Bank, New York City, 1975-1977, J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1975-1977, Government Research Corporation, 1975-1977, 79-85.

Director, president Norman Foundation, 1953-1977, 79, 92, Chairman of the Board trustee, Ednl.


  • Bar: New York 1956.


Trustee Teachers College, Columbia University, 1976-1979, Montefiore Hospital, 1960-1977. Trustee, vice chairman Northern Westchester Hospital, 1971-1977. Past vice chairman board governors Atlantic Institute International Affairs.

Past president Educational Alliance, trustee, 1957-1977. Trustee, secretary Federation Jewish Philanthropies, New York City, 1965-1977. Trustee, chairman Harvey School, 1969-1976.

Trustee Hurricane Island Outward Bound School, since 1974, Washington Opera, 1984-1985, Asia Society, since 1993. Board directors, president, vice chairman, Hickrill Foundation, Inc., 1953-1977, 79—. Chairman board directors Council Excellence in Government, since 1984, chairman, 1988-1993, American Assembly, since 1992, Smithsonian Institute, since 1994, chairman, since 1997.

Member visiting committee Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, chairman, since 1998. Chairman tax committee, member New York State Economic Development Board, 1975-1977, member Appleseed Foundation board, since 1995. Chairman, member New York State Board Equalization and Assessment, 1976-1977.

Advisory board School Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, 1979-1988. Member New York State Council on Fiscal and Economic Priorities, 1985-1989, New York Council Foreign Relations. Member New York State Advisory Commission on Liability Insurance, 1986.

Member Century Association, Harvard Club, Metropolitan Club.


Married Denie Sandison, February 10, 1951. Children: Deborah Weil Harrington, Amanda, Sandison, William.

Sylvan Weil

Ruth Alice (Norman) Weil

Denie Sandison

Sandison Weil

Amanda Weil

William Weil

Deborah Weil Harrington Weil