Sandra and Lawrence Simon
Lawrence Simon graduated from Baruch College in 1965. Larry is past president of the Board of Trustees for the Baruch College Fund. On April 2007 he received the Baruch Distinguished Alumnus Award. Larry joined Oppenheim, Appel, Dixon & Co., a Wall Street accounting firm, upon his graduation from Baruch. In 1970, Larry co-founded Wall Street Concepts, which provided Wall Street firms, investment managers, and high net worth investors with computerized recordkeeping and performance measurement. The firm was subsequently acquired by McGraw Hill. Larry was a co-founder, vice chairman, and former president and chief executive of Ivy Asset Management Corporation from May 1984 to December 2009, when he retired. Through its funds and advisory relationships, Ivy managed over $15 billion of investor assets. Larry served as a strategic adviser to the firm, participating in the tactical development of key firm initiatives and providing mentorship to Ivy executives. In the fall of 2000, Ivy became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Bank of New York Company. Larry and his wife, Sandy, received the Gurwin Commitment to Excellence Award in 2001 and Larry received the inaugural Joseph Gurwin Leadership award on May 2010. He sits on the Board of Directors of the AHRC, and was awarded the Thurman Munson Corporate Hero award by AHRC NYC Foundation on February 2005.
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