E. John Rosenwald Jr.

Vice Chairman, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

E. John Rosenwald Jr. was born in New York and is a graduate of Deerfield Academy, Dartmouth College, and the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth. He joined the Bear Stearns Companies Inc. in 1954. In 1962, he was elected a general partner and shortly thereafter was elected to the Bear Stearns Executive Committee. When Bear Stearns went public in 1985, Rosenwald was elected a member of the office of the president.

He was elected vice chairman of the Bear Stearns Companies Inc. in 1988 and vice chairman of J.P. Morgan in 2008.

Rosenwald serves as a member of the board of trustees of the following nonprofit organizations:

  • Brandeis University (trustee emeritus)
  • Central Park Conservancy (life trustee)
  • Dartmouth College (chairman of the board emeritus)
  • Environmental Defense Fund (advisory trustee)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (trustee emeritus, member of executive committee, and executive chair of the Fund for the Met)
  • National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University
  • National Organization on Disability
  • National 9/11 Memorial & Museum 
  • New York University (life trustee)
  • New York University Langone Medical Center
  • Teachers College at Columbia University

Rosenwald is a member of the following clubs:

  • Century Country Club, Purchase, New York
  • Harmonie Club, New York City
  • Palm Beach Country Club, Palm Beach, Florida

Rosenwald is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. In June 2002, he was awarded an honorary doctor of laws at Dartmouth College.

Rosenwald resides in New York City, Rye, New York, and Palm Beach, Florida. He and his late wife, Patricia, have five children and 10 grandchildren.

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