By Vithusha Balachandran
Jeffrey Bolton ’61 was elected to the Adelphi University Board of Trustees last December. He is a managing director of the investment management firm Neuberger Berman Group LLC and is responsible for the Bolton Group, which manages more than $5 billion for individual and institutional clients. Mr. Bolton began his investment career at Merrill Lynch in 1964, spent nine years at Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. and was a partner at Furman Selz Prime Tracking Group and Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management LLC before joining Neuberger Berman in 1987, becoming a partner there in 1995.
Mr. Bolton also had a successful performing arts career, which included stints as the production dancer at the Copacabana and a role in the original Broadway production of Gypsy with Ethel Merman. In 1995, he became a trustee for the Actors Fund and currently serves on the executive committee as the chair of fundraising.
He received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Adelphi and pursued his graduate studies at New York University. He and his wife, Tina Faye, were the recipients of the 2012 Outstanding Service to Adelphi Award at the 12th Annual President’s Gala.