Peter L. Malkin is Chairman Emeritus of Empire State Realty Trust. In 1958 he joined Lawrence A. Wien and together they led the ownership and operation of properties in 6 states, including the Empire State Building and several other major office buildings in New York City.
He is the founding chair of The Grand Central Partnership, the 34th Street Partnership and the Fashion Center, not-for profit Business Improvement Districts that provide supplemental services, including public safety, sanitation, and streetscape enhancements to midtown Manhattan, and founder of The Merritt Parkway Conservancy and the Urban League of Fairfield County, CT.
Malkin is also Co-Chairman of the Emeritus Board of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (having been the longest serving board member of that institution), Chairman of the Dean’s Council of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Co-Chair Emeritus of the Real Estate Council of the Metropolitan Museum of New York, co-founder with Paul Newman and Co-Chair Emeritus of the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy, a Director Emeritus of U.S. Trust Corporation, a Trustee Emeritus of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a member of the Advisory Committee of the Greenwich Japanese School, a partner in the New York City Partnership and Chamber of Commerce and a director of the Realty Foundation of New York.
Peter L. Malkin received a bachelor’s degree summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, from Harvard College and a law degree magna cum laude from Harvard Law School.
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