Bachelor, University Oklahoma, 1971. Juris Doctor, University Oklahoma, 1974. Master of Laws, New York University, 1975.
Legal intern Oklahoma Court Criminal Appeals, Oklahoma City, 1972-1974. Foreign law consultant Matsuo Law Office, Tokyo, 1975-1978, Kashiwagi Law Office, Tokyo, 1978-1983. General counsel, general manager Nihon Kokudo Kaihatsu, 1983-1999.
Chief Executive Officer JDC (American) Corporation, Miami, Florida, 1993-1999. Chief Executive Officer, General Electric Capital Real Estate, Tokyo, since 1999. Board directors Aoba International School, Tokyo.
Member International Bar Association, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, American Japan Society, Phi Delta Phi, Japan Society.
Married Mutsuko Torii.