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
Birth Sign: Taurus
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 Net Worth

David Gottesman was bornon 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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💰 Net worth: $2.2 Billion (Updated at 22 June 2018)

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

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Biography/Timeline

1964

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.