Bachelor, Banking Academy, Frankfurt, West Germany, 1968.
Loan officer Deutsche Bank, Essen, Germany, 1963—1970. Vice president European American Bank, New York City, 1970—1978. President Weber Metals, Inc., Paramount, California, 1979—1981.
Vice president, representative Deutsche Bank, Los Angeles, since 1982. Director Escorp, San Luis Obispo, since 1984.
Member of Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, German American Chamber of Commerce (director since 1978), International Bankers Association, Jonathan.
Married Paula Shafran Koerte, September 12, 1976. Children: Andrea, Alexandra, Christina.