Bachelor of Business Administration, City College of New York, 1941; postgraduate, Columbia University, 1946-1948.
Promotion director, National Advertising Service, Inc., New York City, 1946-1950;
Promotion director, Boys' Life magazine, New York City, 1950-1952;
promotion director, Esquire magazine, New York City, 1952-1958;
advertising manager, Esquire magazine, 1959-1965;
senior vice president, associate public, Esquire magazine, 1965-1970;
advertising director, Esquire magazine, 1970-1974;
public, Esquire magazine, 1974-1976;
co-director, Esquire magazine (Business and the Arts awards program), 1966-1974;
director, Esquire magazine (Corporation Social Responsibility awards program), 1972-1975;
senior vice president, principal, Altman, Stoller, Weiss Advertising, 1976-1980;
executive vice president, Altman, Stoller, Weiss Advertising, 1980-1982;
vice president, Nadler & Larimer Advertising, 1982-1984;
owner, Sam Ferber, Public Cons., since 1984. Member of faculty economics and advertising Latin American Institute, New York City, 1946-1949. Lecturer on magazine public at various colleges universities.
Member board advisors Alliance Resident Theatres, New York City, since 1987.
Member Leader Great Books Discussion Group, Board Art/New York Served with Adjunct General's Department Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Married Beatrice Ruth Ziman, June 18, 1944. Children: Bruce Joseph, Joel David.