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financial derivatives company executive

Richard Gorman Freeburg, American Financial derivatives company executive. Recipient Finance award Wall St. Journal, 1961; Arizona Bankers Finance scholarAriz. Bankers Association, 1960. Founder Bowling Green Improvement Association, 1982-1985; chairman Vermont State Republican Finance Committee, since 1997, board directors Ethan Allen Institute, since 1997. Member Futures Industry Association, International Winston Churchill Society.


Freeburg, Richard Gorman was born on July 2, 1938 in Princeton, Illinois, United States. Son of Eugene Victor and Mary Catherine (Albrecht) Freeburg.


Bachelor of Science in Finance, Arizona State University, 1961.


Account executive, Merrill Lynch & Company, San Diego, 1962-1967;trade development manager, Merrill Lynch & Company. New York City, 1967-1972;national marketing manager futures division, Merrill Lynch & Company. New York City, 1972-1976;regional office manager, Merrill Lynch & Company.

New York City, 1976-1981;president, Merrill Lynch Futures, New York City, 1981-1985;independent consultant, New York City, 1985-1988;managing director, Chase Futures Management, Inc., New York City, 1988-1995;president, Chief Executive Officer, Derivatives Cons. Group, Inc., since 1995. Board of Governors New York Coffee & Sugar Exch., 1973-1979, Chicago Mercantile Exch.,1984-1985.


Founder Bowling Green Improvement Association, 1982—1985. Board directors Ethan Allen Institute, 1997—2002, chairman, since 2000. Trustee Mahaffey Theater Foundation, 2002—2009.

Member executive committee St. Petersburg Downtown Association, since 2002. Chairman Vermont State Republican Finance Committee, 1997—2000, Windsor County Grand Old Party Finance Committee, 1996—2000. Member of International Winston Churchill Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: Winston Churchill book collector, gardening, birdwatching.


Married Cheryl Rue, March 16, 1957. Children: Wesley Eugene, Michael James, Margaret Denise.

Eugene Victor Freeburg

Mary Catherine (Albrecht) Freeburg

Cheryl Rue

Wesley Eugene Freeburg

Michael James Freeburg

Margaret Denise Freeburg