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investment banking company executive

Robert Frank Shapiro, American Investment banking company executive. Trustee Lenox Hill Hospital, Skowhegan; member governor board Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, since 1993; trustee Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation; Member Securities Industry Association (chairman 1985, Bond Club New York (president 1987-1988, Yale Club, Century Country Club, Knickerbocker Club.

Background

Shapiro, Robert Frank was born on December 19, 1934 in St. Louis. Son of Eugene J. and Clara (Katz) Shapiro.

Education

Graduate, St. Louis Country Day School, 1952;Bachelor, Yale University, 1956.

Career

Associate, Lehman Brothers, New York City, 1956-1967;partner, Lehman Brothers, New York City, 1967-1973;director, senior managing director, Lehman Brothers, New York City, 1970-1973;partner, Wertheim & Company, 1974;executive vice president, Wertheim & Company, Inc., New York City, 1974-1975;president, Wertheim & Company, Inc., New York City, 1975-1986;co-chairman, Wertheim Schroder & Company, Inc., 1986-1987;chairman, RFS and Associations, Inc., New York City, since 1988;chairman, New Street Capital Corporation, 1992-1994;vice chairman, partner, Klingenstein, Fields & Company, L.P., since 1997. Board directors TJX Companies, Inc., The Burnham Fund, American buildings Company, Magainin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Independent general partner Equitable Capital Partners.

Chairman nominating committee New York Stock Exch., 1980, member regulatory advising committee, since 1988, surveillance committee, since 1989. Board of Governors American Stock Exch., 1970-1976.

Membership

Trustee Lenox Hill Hospital, Skowhegan. Member governor board Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, since 1993. Trustee Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation.

Member Securities Industry Association (chairman 1985, Bond Club New York (president 1987-1988, Yale Club, Century Country Club, Knickerbocker Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collector of Contemporary Art, especially American.

Connections

Married Anna Marie Susman, December 21, 1960. Children: Albert Andrew, Robert Junior, Jeanne Savitt.

father:
Eugene J. Shapiro

mother:
Clara (Katz) Shapiro

spouse:
Anna Marie Susman

children:
Albert Andrew Shapiro

Robert Junior Shapiro

Jeanne Savitt Shapiro