Bachelor in Economics, Claremont-McKenna College, 1967. Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, 1969.
Partner Bear Stearns. Co-founder Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company, New York City, 1976, senior partner, since 1987. Board directors PRIMEDIA Inc., since 1991.
Founder New York City Investment Fund. Co-founder Republican Leadership Council. Board trustees Claremont-McKenna College, Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City.
Co-chair Partnership for New York City. Chair Columbia Business School Advisory Board. Vice chairman Rockefeller University.
Member of Council Foreign Relations.
Married Helene-Diane (Hedi) Shulman (divorced). Children: Robert S., Kimberly R., Harrison S.(deceased). Married Carolyn Roehm, 1985 (divorced 1993).
Married Marie-Josée Drouin, February 19, 1994.