David Gottesman Net Worth

David Gottesman is a successful businessman and investor born in 1926 in Rye, New York. He is the Chief Executive Officer of First Manhattan Co., an investment firm with over $20 billion in assets under management. His fortune is largely attributed to his early investment in Berkshire Hathaway, on whose board he sits. Gottesman is also involved in philanthropic activities, such as the $200 million National Library of Israel project in Jerusalem.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

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

💰 Net worth: $3.1 Billion (2023)

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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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.