Log In

Robert Isaac Kantowitz Edit Profile

Investment banker

Robert Isaac Kantowitz, American investment banker. Bar: New Jersey 1979, New York 1980. Trustee Yeshiva College, since 1989; board directors Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst, since 1988. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Yeshiva College Alumni Association (vice president since 1990).

Background

Kantowitz, Robert Isaac was born on January 26, 1956 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Sam and Hilda T. Kantowitz.

Education

Bachelor, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1976. Master of Arts in Physics, Yeshiva University, New York City, 1976. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1979.

Master of Laws in Taxation, New York University, 1986.

Career

Law clerk, United States Circuit Court (3rd circuit), Newark, 1979-1980; tax lawyer, Paul, Weiss et al, New York City, 1980-1982; tax lawyer, Kramer, Levin et al, New York City, 1982-1985; investment banker, Merrill Lynch & Company. New York City, 1985-1995; managing director, Union Bank of Switzerland Securities LLC, New York City, 1995-1998; managing director, Chase Securities, New York City, since 1998.

Achievements

  • Bar: New Jersey 1979, New York 1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author, tax editor: New York Practice Guide: Business and Commercial.

Membership

Trustee Yeshiva College, since 1989. Board directors Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst, since 1988. Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Yeshiva College Alumni Association (vice president since 1990).

Connections

Married Robin Bodek, November 17, 1985. 4 children.

father:
Sam Kantowitz

mother:
Hilda T. Kantowitz

spouse:
Robin Bodek