David Gottesman was bornon 26 April 1926 in Rye, New York, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, First Manhattan Co.. David Gottesman is #1056 in List Billionaires People In The World. David "Sandy" Gottesman's fortune mostly comes from his early investment in Berkshire Hathaway, on whose board he sits. A Harvard Business School graduate, Gottesman co-founded the investment firm First Manhattan Co., which was an early investor in Berkshire Hathaway. The firm now has over $20 billion in assets under management. Gottesman is partly funding the $200 million National Library of Israel project in Jerusalem that is slated to open in 2020.
In 2008, Gottesman donated $25 million to the Yeshiva University Medical School
He joined the Berkshire Hathaway board of directors in 2003
Gottesman founded the investment advisory firm First Manhattan in 1964
He began a friendship with Warren Buffett in 1962
David Sanford "Sandy" Gottesman (born April 26, 1926) is an American businessman and billionaire