Net Worth: $4 Billion
- Source of Wealth Real Estate
- Birth Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
- Marital Status Married (Katherine Farley)
- Full Name Jerry I. Speyer
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth June 23, 1940
- Ethnicity Jewish
- Occupation Businessman
- Education Columbia University, Columbia Business School
- Children 4 (Valerie, Robert, Holly, Laura)
About Jerry Speyer
American businessman Jerry Speyer has an estimated net worth of $4 billion as of April 2016, according to Forbes. Most of his net worth is derived from his real estate business.
Of Jewish ancestry, Jerry Speyer was born on June 23, 1940 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States. He finished his bachelor’s degree from Columbia College and in 1964, he completed his MBA degree from Columbia Business School.
After graduation, he started working for Madison Square Garden as Assistant to the Vice President. Later on, he worked for Tishman Speyer as the chief executive officer and president. Currently, he serves as a member of the executive committee as well as deputy chair of Federal Reserve Bank of New York. In addition to being New York Presbyterian Hospital’s vice chairman, Speyer also chairs Museum of Modern Art. He is also associated with Siemens AG, Real Estate Roundtable, YankeeNets, Urban Land Institute and New York Presbyterian Foundation, Inc.
Jerry Speyer was previously married to Lynn Tishman with whom he has three children named Valerie, Robert and Holly Ann. Since 1991, he has been married to Katherine Farley with whom he has a daughter named Laura.