Update

To help support the city’s efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, New-York Historical is temporarily closed to the public until it is safe to reopen. More details on our Visit page.

Officers

Pam B. Schafler, Chair
Andrew H. Tisch, Vice Chair
Richard Reiss, Jr., Executive Committee Chair

Louise Mirrer, President & CEO
Russell Pennoyer, Treasurer
Richard Shein, Assistant Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Schantz, Secretary, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Chair Emeriti

Richard Gilder
Roger Hertog
Nancy Newcomb
Miner Warner

Board Of Trustees

  • Akhil Reed Amar*
  • Helen Appel
  • Barry Barnett
  • James Basker*
  • Norman S. Benzaquen
  • Judith Roth Berkowitz
  • Franci J. Blassberg
  • David Blight*
  • Ric Burns*
  • James S. Chanos
  • Ravenel B. Curry III
  • Susan Frier Danilow
  • Elizabeth B. Dater
  • Barbara Knowles Debs
  • Joseph A. DiMenna
  • Krys Doerfler
  • Niall Ferguson*
  • Henry Louis Gates, Jr.*
  • Buzzy Geduld
  • Richard Gilder
  • Annette Gordon-Reed*
  • James Grant*
  • Martin J. Gross 
  • Roger Hertog
  • Edward R. Hintz
  • Agnes Hsu-Tang
  • Kenneth T. Jackson*
  • Brian Kane
  • David M. Kennedy*
  • Patricia Klingenstein
  • Sidney Lapidus
  • Tarky Lombardi, Jr.
  • Peter W. May
  • Jon Meacham*
  • Edna Greene Medford*
  • Louise Mirrer
  • John Monsky
  • Jonathan M. Moses
  • Khalil Gibran Muhammad*
  • Suzanne F. Peck
  • Russell P. Pennoyer
  • Joel I. Picket
  • Jean Margo Reid
  • Richard Reiss, Jr.
  • Vicki Ruiz*
  • Thomas A. Saunders III
  • Pam B. Schafler
  • Benno Schmidt*
  • Bernard L. Schwartz
  • Alan A. Shuch
  • Michelle Smith
  • Gillian Steel
  • Sy Sternberg
  • Andrew H. Tisch
  • Ernest Tollerson
  • Ira L. Unschuld
  • Bridget van Kralingen
  • Eric J. Wallach
  • Sue Ann Weinberg
  • Michael R. Weisberg
  • Jane Weitzman
  • Byron R. Wien
  • David W. Zalaznick

* Denotes Scholar Trustee

Honorary Trustee

  • William Beekman
  • Nancy Newcomb
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