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preservationist , finance company executive

Matthew Cyril Fox, American finance company executive, preservationist. Registered professional engineer, California; certified property manager; licensed real estate broker; licensed securities dealer. Recipient James Lincoln Design award, 1959.


Fox, Matthew Cyril was born on April 18, 1934 in New York City. Son of Frederick R. and Frances (Amster) Fox.


Bachelor in Management Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, 1955. Bachelor in Civil Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic University, 1958. Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1961.


Partner Coopers & Lybrand, New York City, 1961-1971. Executive vice president Brucarla Corp.div. American Home Products Corporation, 1971-1974.

Chief executive officer Burnham Companies, Chicago, 1974-1983, Continental Chicago Finance Services, Inc., since 1983.


  • Registered professional engineer, California. Certified property manager. Licensed real estate broker.

    Licensed securities dealer.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member advisory board Junior League of Chicago, since 1985. Chairman Landmarks committee Illinois Association Realtors, Chicago, 1980-1982. Board directors Landmarks Preservation Council, 1978-1982, Chicago Lyric Opera Guild, Chicago, 1982-1984.

Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1955-1958. Member Chicago Board Realtors, National Association Realtors, Institute Real Estate Management, National Association Securities Dealers, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Balloon pilot, collecting rare books.


Married Amanda Clark Fox, June 3, 1972.

Frederick R. Fox

Frances (Amster) Fox

Amanda Clark Fox