AB, Princeton University, 1947; Master of Business Administration, New York University, 1950.
With, Prudential Insurance Company American, 1947-1950; with, Kuhn, Loeb Company, 1950-1953; general partner, Bear, Stearns & Company. New York City, 1953-1981; special limited partner, 1981-1985. Board directors Midland Glass Company Inc., Tacoma Boatbuilding Company Inc., S.E. Nichols Inc., HRT Industries Inc., Commodity Credit Corporation Inc., British Printing and Communications Corporation, Struthers Wells Corporation, Pergamon Press Ltd., Abe Schrader Corporation, others.
Board of directors Wahrsager Foundation With United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946.
Married Karel Fierman, March 3, 1955. Children: Eve, Erika, Kay.