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James Tisch is a famous American businessman and the CEO of Loews Corporation since 1999.
James Tisch was born in Atlantic City, in the United States. Born in a business family, he joined his family-owned company Loews in 1977 and later became vice president in 1982.
The net worth of James Tisch is estimated to be around $3 million. He earned a whopping amount of money throughout his career as a businessperson.
The annual income of James Tisch is unknown in the public database.
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James Tisch was born on January 1, 1953, and is 69 years old as of 2022.
James Tisch was born on January 2, 1953. His place of birth is Atlantic City, New Jersey, located in the United States. He was born to his parents, Laurence Alan Tisch and Wilma Billie Tisch.
James Tisch's mother, Wilma Billie Tisch, was an American investor, heiress, and philanthropist. His father, Laurence Alan Tisch, was a famous American businessman, billionaire, and Wall Street Investor. Laurence Tisch served as the co-chairman of American conglomerate Loews Corp with Preston Robert Tisch (his uncle) and brother Bob Tisch as partners.
James Tisch was raised along with his three brothers, namely Andrew Tisch, Daniel Tisch, and Thomas J. Tisch.
James Tisch graduated from the Suffield Academy, located in Connecticut, in 1971. Later, he attended Cornell University to pursue a bachelor's in economics. Further, he joined the University of Pennsylvania to pursue a master's in business administration at the Wharton School.
James Tisch is married to Merryl Tisch. The couple is blessed with three children, namely Jessica Sarah Tisch (1981), Benjamin Jacob Tisch (1983), and Samuel Aaron Tisch (1985). Merryl Tisch is an educational administrator and a school teacher.
James Tisch's daughter, Jessica Sarah Tisch, attended Harvard University to pursue a law and business degree. At present, she works as commissioner of the sanitation department in New York City.
James Tisch's eldest son, Benjamin Jacob Tisch, is an investor and portfolio manager in Loews Corporation. His younger son, Samuel Aaron Tisch, serves Citigroup. James Tisch is very close to his family.
Since 1977, James Tisch was with Loews. Before joining Loews, he worked with CNA Financial Corp. In 1982, he became the vice-president at Loews.
James Tisch is a prominent person on the board of directors at CNA Financial Corp. He serves as the directorate of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and is on the board of the General Electric Company.
James Tisch is the co-chairman of the boards of trustees for the Mount Sinai Health System. He is the chairperson of the board of WNET, parent of WNET Channel Thirteen and WLIW channel twenty-one, and is additionally an associate of the administrators of the New York Public Library Council.
James Tisch is a member of the Foreign Relations Council and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
James Tisch is a delegated person and ex-chairperson of the Jewish Agency for Israel, ex-president of the American Jewish Organizations Council, ex-president of the United Jewish Communities Council, and ex-president of the UJA-Federation Council of New York City, and an ex-director of the Federal Bank of New York City Council.
James Tisch and his wife Merryl donated over $40 million to establish the Tisch Cancer Institute at the Mount Sinai Hospital (New York), which gives intensive cancer care to the patients and serves as a research facility.
James Tisch was a great supporter of an American politician, Rudolph Giuliani. He gave donations to the Republican party. He was also a supporter of Joe Lhota being elected as City Mayor of New York City in 2013.
In 2012, James Tisch received the Cornell Icon of the Industry Award. This award was given for the extraordinary contributions to civic activities, charitable communities, and educational support.
In 2009, the Tisch family was honored formally by dedicating their name to the new field house in Suffield Academy. The construction of this field house began in 2007. It provides facilities that include conference rooms, a volleyball court, a tennis court, a basketball court, offices, and an athletic training space. The whole family supported the establishment of the field house throughout its establishment.
Born in a business family, James Tisch was always interested in continuing the legacy of their family business. He succeeded in improving the business and reached new heights.
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