Bachelor of Science, St. Lawrence University, 1959. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1966. Graduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard Business School, 1982.
Attorney Brown, Wood, Fuller, Caldwell & Ivey, New York City, 1966-1969. International investment banker, director international finance Merrill Lynch, New York City, Paris, 1970-1978. President Merrill Lynch International, 1978-1982.
Chairman Merrill Lynch International Bank, London. Director banking division Merrill Lynch Capital Markets, 1980-1984. Director Merrill Lynch Business Finance Services, Merrill Lynch Company, 1984-1993.
Director marketing group Merrill Lynch Private Client, 1993-1997, chairman International Private Client Group New York City, 1997-1999, retired, 1999. Chairman Archer Group, since 1999. Board directors Kroll Inc., 1999—2004, Family Capital Growth Partners, L.P.
Trustee St. Lawrence University, 1976-1989, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Connecticut, 1990-1994. Board directors United Way, Greenwich, 1978-1981. Captain United States Marine Corps, 1959-1963.
Member Securities Association (chairman sales and marketing committee 1987-1989), Forum forInvestor Advice (chairman 1996-1998), River Club (New York City), New York Yacht Club, Riverside (Connecticut) Yacht Club, Rocky Point Club (Old Greenwich, Connecticut), The Oaks Club (Sarasota, Florida).
Married Margaret Jane Forelli, August 13, 1966. Children: Caryn Sloan Jacoby, Christian J.A.