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Investment banker

Ira Jeffrey Kaufman, American investment banker. Past trustee, member executive advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, past chairman Illinois Tollway Authority. Member Standard Club Club, Lake Shore Country Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Fisher Island Club.

Background

Kaufman, Ira Jeffrey was born on March 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Hy and Gertrude (Schwartz) Kaufman.

Education

Student, Chicago Military Academy, 1941. Student, Northwestern Military and Naval Academy, 1945. Student, University Illinois, 1946.

Career

With Rodman & Renshaw, Inc., 1958-1995, president, 1969-1979, chairman board, 1969-1989. Senior managing director Mesirow Finance Inc., 1995—2006. Past chairman executive committee Skyline Corporation.

Board directors emeritus Dan River Mills, Inc. Former member Chicago Board Trade, Chicago Board Options Exchange, Midwest Stock Exchange. Chairman board, Chief Executive Officer, Exchange National Bank Chicago, 1979-1990, Exchange Bancorp Inc., 1979-1990, Chicago Bond Club, 1979-1990.

Membership

Past trustee, member executive advisory board St. Joseph Hospital, past chairman Illinois Tollway Authority. Member Standard Club Club, Lake Shore Country Club, Chicago Yacht Club, Fisher Island Club.

Connections

Married Audrey Becker, January 12, 1969. Children– Stephen, Stacy, Elizabeth, John.

father:
Hy Kaufman

mother:
Gertrude (Schwartz) Kaufman

spouse:
Audrey Becker

children:
Stephen Kaufman

Stacy Kaufman

Elizabeth Kaufman

John Kaufman