Steven Roth

Chairman and CEO, Vornado Realty Trust

 Steven Roth, 71, is Chairman of the Board and CEO of Vornado Realty Trust. Mr. Roth was the Chief Executive Officer of Vornado for 28 years, from 1981 through May 2009 and again assumed the role in April 2013. Mr. Roth is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alexander’s, Inc and co-founder and Managing General Partner of Interstate Properties. Barron’s Magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007 named Mr. Roth one of the World’s Thirty Most Respected CEOs. In its January 2006 issue on the “Best CEOs in America,” Institutional Investor magazine identified Mr. Roth as the top CEO in the REIT industry. Mr. Roth was the 2002-2003 Chair of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT).He is a trustee of Dartmouth College where he chairs the Finance Committee. He is a trustee of the Intrepid Museum Foundation, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and a former board member of New York University School of Medicine Foundation. He has served as member of the Board of the Amos Tuck School, and has endowed two professorships there. He also is the principal donor to the Roth Center for Jewish Life at Dartmouth. He is a former Trustee of the Horace Mann School and a former trustee of the Whitney Museum of American Art. Mr. Roth is a graduate of DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx. He received his AB degree from Dartmouth College in 1962 and an MBA degree with High Distinction from Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business Administration in 1963. In 2012, Dartmouth College awarded Mr. Roth an honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters.Mr. Roth’s wife, Daryl Roth, is a theatrical producer working in New York who holds the singular distinction of producing seven Pulitzer Prize-winning plays. This season she is represented by: Annie; Lucky Guy; The Testament of Mary; and Kinky Boots, the new musical with book by Harvey Fierstein and music by Cyndi Lauper. Mrs. Roth’s recent honors include: The Broadway Assocation’s 2013 Visionary Leader Award; The Stella Adler 2012 Harold Clurman Spirit Award; the 2012 Family Equality Council Hostetter-Habib Family Award; The 2011 Live Out Loud Humanitarian Award; and the 2010 Lucille Lortel Lifetime Achievement Award. Ms. Roth was twice included in Crain’s “100 Most Influential Women in Business.”

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