Bryan Glazer

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Bryan Glazer (born October 27, 1964) is part of the Glazer family, who control First Allied Corporation, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the NFL, and who have purchased a controlling interest in the English football club Manchester United. The family is based in Florida.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Glazer was born to a Jewish family, the son of Linda and Malcolm Glazer, American businessman and billionaire.[2][3] Glazer received a bachelor's degree from American University in Washington, D.C. He majored in broadcast communications and was a leader of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. He then received a Juris Doctor degree from the Whittier Law School located in southern California.


Glazer is currently executive vice-president of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was appointed to that position in 1995. He was a key player in the design, development and construction of the Bucs new stadium. He also helped in re-designing the franchise logo.

Glazer was appointed a director of Zapata Corporation in 1997, and served in that position until his retirement in 2009.[4]

Glazer is currently a non-executive director of the Manchester United board, appointed by his father, Malcolm Glazer to replace the resigned members. Along with Andy Anson (Manchester United's commercial director) and Jeffrey Ajluni (Tampa Bay Buccaneers director of marketing and business development), Glazer was a key player in signing AIG on as the club's new shirt sponsor for the 2006-07 season.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Harry, Chris (2002-02-18). "Buccaneers pull a surprise, hire Jon Gruden to five-year deal". Orlando Sentinel. Retrieved 2008-08-19.
  2. ^ The Guardian: "The Guardian profile: Malcolm Glazer" by Nils Pratley February 10, 2005
  3. ^ Tampa Bay Times: "The owner, the enigma" By SCOTT BARANCIK and DAMIAN CRISTODERO December 26, 2004
  4. ^ "Zapata Corporation Announces the Results of 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders and Certain Other Events". HRG Group. Jul 9, 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  5. ^ Gill, David (6 April 2006). "David Gill: The reasons we selected AIG". Manchester United. Retrieved 20 March 2010.