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Insurance company executive

Paul Andreas Gomperz, American insurance company executive. Chartered Life Underwriter; chartered finance consultant. Recipient Alumni medal Alumni Federation Columbia University, New York, 1985.


Gomperz, Paul Andreas was born on July 26, 1937 in Vienna, Austria. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Theodore and Marguerite (Berstl) Gomperz.


Bachelor, Columbia University, 1958;postgraduate, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1962-1968.


Management trainee, Union Bank, Los Angeles, 1962-1964;credit manager, finance analyst, Union Bank, Los Angeles, 1964-1965;sales agent, Lincoln National Life, Los Angeles, 1965-1967;vice president, Planned Equity Corporation, Los Angeles, 1968-1971;regional vice president, Planned Equity Corporation, East Orange, New Jersey, 1971-1976;executive vice president, Planned Equity Corporation, East Orange, 1976-1978;president, Planned Equity Corporation, East Orange, 1978-1983;president, Voluntary Benefit Systems Corporation American, Millburn, New Jersey, since 1983.


  • Chartered Life Underwriter. Chartered finance consultant.


Director Young Men’s Christian Association of the Oranges, Maplewood, West Essex and Sussex County, Inc., since 1977, vice chairman, 1981-1985, chairman, 1985-1989 (named Layman of Year 1986). Director Columbia University Club of Northern New Jersey, since 1980, president, 1980-1982, secretary, 1982-1989, president since 1989. Member insurance committee Columbia Alumni Federation, since 1982.

Lieutenant United States Air Force, 1958-1961, United States Air Force Reserve, 1961-1965. Member National Association Life Underwriters.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, travel, golf.


Married Janet Massey Santelman, April 4, 1964. 1 child, M. Elizabeth.

Theodore Gomperz

Marguerite (Berstl) Gomperz

Janet Massey Santelman

M. Elizabeth Gomperz