Jack M. Ferraro, MBA '70
Jack M. Ferraro
Jack Ferraro retired in 2000 from Neuberger & Berman, LLC, where he spent 21 years as a money manager of individual and institutional accounts. He became a general partner in 1983, a principal when the firm converted to a limited liability company and a shareholder when the firm completed its public offering in October 1999. Prior to joining Neuberger, Mr. Ferraro was a portfolio manager at the Banca Del Gottardo in Lugano, Switzerland and a securities analyst with Oppenheimer and Co. in New York and London. Mr. Ferraro received an A.B. from Dartmouth College in 1967 and an M.B.A. with distinction from Johnson in 1970. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst, having completed the program in 1977.
Mr. Ferraro sits on the Johnson Advisory Council, and he is a past member of the Cornell University Council. He served for three years as president of Johnson Alumni Association and is currently a member of the boards of Johnson's Parker Center and the Cayuga MBA Fund.
Mr. Ferraro has been very involved with the Hackley School (Tarrytown, NY) since 1985, serving on the school’s Board of Trustees from 1985-2009. He served as the Board’s President and Secretary from 1990 – 2000 and 2000-2009 respectively. Mr. Ferraro became a member of the school’s Honorary Board of Trustees in 2009. In 2000 Hackley conferred its highest award, the school’s Medal of Honor, on Mr. Ferraro and he was also made an Honorary Alumnus of the school in 2004. In addition, Mr. Ferraro served on the Blair Academy Board of Trustees from 1994 - 2000.
Mr. Ferraro's additional board service includes the BMP Sunstone Corporation and the Sundance Institute. Regarding the former, he served on the Board of Directors from 2004-2010 (the company was sold to Sanofi Aventis in February 2011) and was the Chairman of the Compensation Committee and a member of the Executive and Audit Committees. With regard to Sundance, he serves on the Audit and Finance Committees. Mr. Ferraro is also a member of the Honorary Board of the National Ability Center where he served as President of the Board.
Mr. Ferraro lives full time in Utah: in the Glenwild Community just outside of Park City and also in St. George, located in the Southwest corner of the state. His wife, Marianne, is an alumna of the University of Stockholm. They have two children: Jesse, Class of '98 Davidson College and MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 2002 and Melissa, Class of 2000 from the University of Rochester and an alumna of the two year theater program at the Circle-In-The-Square Theater in New York City.