Rockefeller and his wife own South Fork Properties (South Fork Lodge, situated an hour from Jackson Hole) and South Fork Outfitters, both in Swan Valley, Idaho. He has served as an associate in the Acquisition Finance Group at Chase Securities, Inc. and was elected chairman of the non-profit organization, Historic Hudson Valley, in November 1999. Historic Hudson Valley was founded in 1951 as Sleepy Hollow Restorations by his grandfather, John D. Rockefeller, Jr.; Rockefeller's older brother, Nelson Rockefeller, Jr., also serves on its Board.
In 1998 he married Renee Anne Anisko at the Church of the Magdalene in Pocantico Hills. Renee (born 1968) received a law degree cum laude from Temple University.
In 2013 it was revealed by the New York Post that Rockefeller received up to $342,634 in taxpayer money for owning unused farmland.