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Mr. Zises co-founded Family Management Corporation with Andrea L. Tessler in 1989, a wealth management firm.
Mr. Zises continues a family tradition of leadership and support for Israel Bonds, where he was a distinguished honoree at the Prime Minister’s Club Gala. In addition, he is a retired President of the Baron de Hirsch Fund and a retired board member of the UJA-Federation of New York. He founded the Associates of the American Friends of the Israel Museum, co-founded the Roundtable Political Action Committee, and has chaired major fundraising dinners for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. He is also involved with the Jaffa Institute, YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, Colel Chabad, the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services, and the Israel Crisis Center. Mr. Zises received a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from New York University, where he has served as Vice Chair of the Bronfman Center for Jewish Life.
He is also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Family Management Securities, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and of Forest Hill Capital Corporation, a New York insurance agent. All three firms are part of the Family Management Group of Companies that provide overall financial counsel to families and their related entities.
Andrea L. Tessler received a B.A. in Economics from Cornell University. She has been actively involved in supporting Cornell for over two decades, and currently serves on the Cornell University Advisory Council to the College of Arts & Sciences. Andrea L. Tessler also sits on the Board of Trustees of The Harvey School, an independent private college-preparatory institution for students in grades 6 through 12. For many years Andrea L. Tessler served on the board of the All Stars Project, an organization that creates educational and performing arts activities for thousands of underprivileged and minority young people. In 2002 and 2013 she was honored by them for her leadership role.
She is also Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Family Management Securities, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer, and of Forest Hill Capital Corporation, a New York State licensed insurance agent. All three firms are part of the Family Management Group of Companies that provide overall financial counsel to families and their related entities.