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executive editor

Robert L. Safian, American executive editor. Named one of 40 Under 40, Crain's New York Business.


Safian, Robert L. was born on April 20, 1964 in Mount Vernon, New York, United States.


Bachelor in History magna cum laude, Brown University, 1987.


Summer intern, then reporter, then executive editor The American Lawyer, 1987—1994. Senior editor, then articles editor SmartMoney, 1994—1997. Head personal finance coverage division Fortune, 1997—1998.

Managing editor Money Magazine, New York City, 1998—2004. Executive editor Time magazine, since 2004. Teacher legal affairs reporting Columbia University School Journalism, 1993—1996.

Guest lecturer Harvard Law School, 1993.


Married Mary Safian; children: Matthew, Nicholas.

Mary Safian

Matthew Safian

Nicholas Safian