Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1947; Master of Science, Columbia University, 1948; postgraduate, New York University, 1948-1952.
Securities analyst, Sutro Brothers, New York City, 1948-1952;
assistant to president, Clairdale Enterprises, Inc., New York City, 1953-1966;
manager arbitrage department, First Manhattan Company. New York City, 1966-1969;
general partner, First Manhattan Company. New York City, 1969-1991;
limited partner, First Manhattan Company.
New York City, since 1992. Lecturer Donaldson School Organisation and Management, Yale University, New Haven, 1978-1988, New York University Graduate School Business Administration, New York City, 1977. Lecturer in field.
Board overseers Library. of Jewish Theological Seminary. Trustee Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Member Institute Chartered Finance Analysts, American Finance Association, American Economics assosiation, New York Society Security Analysts (board directors 1975-1976), Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Eleanor Alter, October 17, 1982. Married Inge Nussbaum, October 12, 1964 (divorced November 1971). 1 child, Susan.