Lief D. Rosenblatt, having retired in 2010 from a more than 30 year career on Wall Street, is engaged full-time in philanthropic and Jewish communal service activities. He serves as the President of his synagogue, Temple Israel of the City of New York, as well as a member of the AIPAC National Council (2011-2012). He is also a Trustee of The AVI CHAI Foundation, as well as Chairman Emeritus and ongoing board member of the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, MA.
Lief is also on the boards of the following not-for-profit organizations: Cancer Research Institute, National Shingles Foundation, and The Ethical Culture Fieldston School. At Harvard University, he serves on both the Committee on University Resources, as well as on the Collections Committee for the Harvard University Art Museums. Lief is also a Waynflete Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford.
Prior to 2010, Lief was the Senior Managing Member of Satellite Asset Management, L.P., an investment advisory firm. He was previously a Managing Director at Soros Fund Management LLC, and before that, was a General Partner at Plaza Securities Company. He was previously also a Senior Vice President at Lehman Brothers.
Lief holds an A.B. from Harvard University, an M.A. from the University of Oxford, which he attended as a Rhodes Scholar, and a J.D. from the Harvard Law School.