David Gottesman

About David Gottesman

Who is it?: Chief Executive Officer, First Manhattan Co.
Birth Day: April 26, 1926
Birth Place: Rye, New York, United States
Residence: Rye, New York
Alma mater: Trinity College, Columbia University, Harvard University (MBA)
Occupation: Businessman, Investor
Known for: Early investor in Berkshire Hathaway
Spouse(s): Ruth Levy
Children: Robert, William, Alice

David Gottesman

David Gottesman was born on April 26, 1926 in Rye, New York, United States, is Chief Executive Officer, First Manhattan Co.. 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.
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Popular As David Gottesman
Occupation Investments
Age 94 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born April 26, 1926 (Rye, New York, United States)
Birthday April 26
Town/City Rye, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

David Gottesman’s zodiac sign is Taurus. According to astrologers, Taurus is practical and well-grounded, the sign harvests the fruits of labor. They feel the need to always be surrounded by love and beauty, turned to the material world, hedonism, and physical pleasures. People born with their Sun in Taurus are sensual and tactile, considering touch and taste the most important of all senses. Stable and conservative, this is one of the most reliable signs of the zodiac, ready to endure and stick to their choices until they reach the point of personal satisfaction.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

David Gottesman was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Gottesman founded the investment advisory firm First Manhattan Co. in 1964. He began a friendship with Warren Buffett in 1962. He was an early investor in Berkshire Hathaway and today owns 16,100 shares (class A), worth $3.5 billion in 2015. He joined the Berkshire Hathaway board of Directors in 2003. In 2008, Gottesman donated $25 million to the Yeshiva University Medical School. This gift was used to form the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, which operates as a stem cell research center.

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