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consultant , securities trader

Kjell Will Pettersen, American securities trader, consultant.


Pettersen, Kjell Will was born on June 19, 1927 in Oslo, Norway. Son of Jens Will and Ragna O. (Wickstrom) Pettersen. came to the United States, 1946, naturalized, 1957.


Student, Zion Theological School, 1945—1949. Student, New York Institute Finance, 1955—1956.


Manager A.M. Kidder & Company, New York City, 1954-1964. Senior vice president, secretary, director Halle & Stieglitz, Fillor Bullard Company, Inc., 1964-1973. Senior vice president, director marketing Parrish Securities, Incorporated, New York York City, 1973-1974.

Consultant Loeb, Rhoades & Company, 1974-1979. Managing director Prudential Securities, 1979-1989. President Arbitration Recovery Consultant, Marco, Florida, 1992-1993.

Vice chairman Noddings Investment Group, Inc., Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, 1993-1995. Member City Council, Marco Island, Florida, 1997—2002, chairman, 2001—2002. Director Ski for Light Inc., Minneapolis, Creative Arts Rehabilitation Center Incorporated, New York York City.


Democratic candidate New York State Assembly, Nassau County, 1962. Past director Guadalupe Center, Marco Young Men’s Christian Association. President Quest for Peace International.

Chairman Marco Island Celebration 2000. Member Security Industry Association, National Association Security Dealers (board arbitrators), New York Chamber of Commerce, Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce (director Guadalope Center), Scandinavian Foundation, Bankers Club of America, Norwegian Club (New York City), Rotary.


Married Marilyn Ann Stevens, August 16, 1952. Children: Thomas W., Maureen, Kevin W., Maryann, Kathleen.

Jens Will Pettersen

Ragna O. (Wickstrom) Pettersen

Marilyn Ann Stevens

Thomas W. Pettersen

Maureen Pettersen

Kevin W. Pettersen

Maryann Pettersen

Kathleen Pettersen