American financier and science philanthropist who started out at Bear Stearns and then founded his own financial management firms.
He was a calculus and physics professor at the Dalton School despite the fact that he never received a college degree.
He was convicted of soliciting an underage girl for prostitution in 2005.
He grew up in Brooklyn with his parents and was a student at Lafayette High School.
He provided funding to many scientists including Stephen Hawking.