Seymour W. Zises is President and Chief Executive Officer of Family Management Corporation, a wealth management firm that he co-founded in 1989 with Andrea L. Tessler. 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.
Mr. Zises has worked as an advisor to many families in the U.S. and abroad and can point to close to a 40 year successful career in the financial services business.
In addition to his dedication in taking care of the financial interest of his clients, Mr. Zises has been involved in financing and investing in real estate and operating businesses.
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 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.