Jack Rudin, American real estate developer, Died at 92


Jack Rudin (birth name Jacob Rudin) was born on June 28, 1924, and died on December 4, 2016.

was a New York City real estate developer and a son of real estate Samuel Rudin.

Rudin was born in New York City in 1924, the son of May (née Cohen) and Samuel Rudin.

Jack attended P.S. 166, DeWitt Clinton High School, and then attended City College of New York.

During 1942, Rudin served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant under General George Patton in the Infantry and received the Bronze Star Medal for fighting in the Battle of the Bulge.

In 1945, Jack Rudin returned to the United States and entered the family business.

During the 1950s and 1960s, the Rudin family was one of the most prolific builders of skyscrapers in Manhattan.

Both Jack and his brother Lewis, took over the family company, in 1975.

He focused on construction and operations while Lewis focused on financing and marketing.

Since 1990, the Rudin Management portfolio was valued at $1.5 billion.

Jack Rudin served as Chairman of the Rudin Management Company.

He served on the Boards of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Jazz at Lincoln Center.

Rudin was an Honorary Trustee of the American Museum of Natural History and Congregation Shearith Israel.

Before that, he served as a trustee at Iona College.

He had 3 children with his wife Roberta Chait, whom he married in 1951, She died 1983.

Jack Rudin passed away at 92 years old.