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Morris Wolf Offit

Investment company executive

Morris Wolf Offit was American investment company executive. Trustee, former chairman board trustees Johns Hopkins University; chairman advisory council Nitze School Advanced International Studies; trustee Jewish Museum, former chairman; trustee Jewish Theological Seminary, Thirteen-W National Educational Television, United Jewish Appeal Federation New York, American Jewish Committee; Member Council on Foreign Relations.

Background

Offit, Morris Wolf was born on January 22, 1937 in Baltimore. Son of Michael and Rhea (Wolf) Offit.

Education

Bachelor in History, Johns Hopkins University, 1957. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Johns Hopkins University, 1996. Master of Business Administration in Finance, University Pennsylvania, 1959.

Career

Adjunct professor Columbia Business School. Head, Stock Research Mercantile Safe Deposit and Trust Company, vice president, investment department, 1960—1968. General partner Salomon Brothers Incorporated, New York York City, 1968-1980.

President Julius Baer Securities, 1980-1982. Chief Executive Officer Offit Associates Inc., 1983—2001. Founder, Chief Executive Officer OFFITBANK, 1990—2001.

Co-Chief Executive Officer Offit Hall Capital Management LLC, 2002—2007. Board directors Johns Hopkins Medicine, Educational Broadcasting Corporation, since 2004, American International Group, Inc., since 2005.

Membership

Trustee, former chairman board trustees Johns Hopkins University. Chairman advisory council Nitze School Advanced International Studies. Trustee Jewish Museum, former chairman.

Trustee Jewish Theological Seminary, Thirteen-W National Educational Television, United Jewish Appeal Federation New York, American Jewish Committee. Member Council on Foreign Relations.

Connections

Married Nancy Silverman, November 26, 1959. Children: Ned S., Daniel W.

father:
Michael Offit

mother:
Rhea (Wolf) Offit

spouse:
Nancy Silverman

children:
Ned S. Offit

Daniel W. Offit