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06 Jun 2008

Lawrence B. Benenson, Board of Trustees

Lawrence B. Benenson has served on the Board of Trustees of the American Folk Art Museum since 2008. An active participant in charitable and educational institutions, Mr. Benenson is a member of the Board of The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, Mosholu Montefiore Community Center in the Bronx, ART/OMI International Arts Center, Center for Arts in Education, Inner City Scholarship Fund, Ad Reinhardt Foundation, Al Hirschfeld Foundation, and Chess-in-the-schools. Mr. Benenson joined The Benenson Capital Company in 1990 and is a Partner and member of the company’s Executive Management and Investment Committee. Prior to joining The Benenson Capital Company, now Benenson Capital Partners, he worked for Rose Associates, a real estate investment and development firm. Mr. Benenson is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and the International Council of Shopping Centers. He is also Head Co-Chairman of the Lincoln Center Real Estate and Construction Council. Mr. Benenson holds a BA in English from Duke University.