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Portfolio Assistants

  • Jennifer Del Valle
  • 212.756.3491
  • Christine Heim
  • 212.756.3493
  • Terri Molloy
  • 212.756.3483

Jack Varon

Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

36+

Years of
Experience

35+

Years at First
Manhattan Co.

Team Overview

The DSG Team, which includes David Gottesman (DSG), Jack Varon, Dan Helmick, and Michael Kelter, has managed portfolios for First Manhattan Co. clients since 1964. The team's long-term track record reflects a history of prudent investing, protecting and steadily building clients' wealth over time. They believe strongly in long-term investing and in the power of compounding. As patient, risk-averse, value-oriented investors, they conduct deep due diligence before making any investments on their clients' behalf. This has historically allowed for low portfolio turnover and tax efficiency.

Jack Varon Biography

Jack Varon is a Senior Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, and member of First Manhattan Co.'s Research Committee. He has worked closely with David Gottesman, the founder of First Manhattan, since 1985.

Jack holds a BA in Economics from Yeshiva University.


Portfolio Assistants

  • Jennifer Del Valle
  • 212.756.3491
  • Christine Heim
  • 212.756.3493
  • Terri Molloy
  • 212.756.3483