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David Gottesman

Chief Executive Officer, First Manhattan Co.
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Net worth 2018: $2.36 Billion
Industry: Investments
Residence: Rye, New York
Country: United States
BirthDay: 26 April 1926
Sigh: Taurus
Children: 3
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Trinity College Connecticut; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University
BIOGRAPHY

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.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2009

$1.35 Billion

2010

$1.5 Billion

2011

$1.4 Billion

2012

$1.7 Billion

2013

$1.9 Billion

2014

$2 Billion

2015

$1.8 Billion

2016

$1.5 Billion

2017

$1.8 Billion

2018

$2.36 Billion

TIMELINE
2008

In 2008, Gottesman donated $25 million to the Yeshiva University Medical School

2003

He joined the Berkshire Hathaway board of directors in 2003

1964

Gottesman founded the investment advisory firm First Manhattan in 1964

1962

He began a friendship with Warren Buffett in 1962

1926

David Sanford "Sandy" Gottesman (born April 26, 1926) is an American businessman and billionaire

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