Jerome L. Greene
Jerome L. "Jerry" Greene (1909-1999) was a prominent New York lawyer, real estate investor, and philanthropist.
Early years and Education
Over the years, Greene and his wife Dawn contributed over $40 million to Columbia Law School as well as significant contributions to WNYC public radio. The WNYC Greene Space was named in his honor. In 2006, the Jerome L. Greene Foundation donated $200 million to Columbia University, the largest gift that the school had ever received, to establish The Jerome L. Greene Science Center. Greene was a major patron of the arts, among other things, serving as chairman of the board of the Hirshhorn Museum, a member of Lincoln Center’s board of directors, and as a trustee of the Juilliard School.
The Jerome L. Greene Foundation
Greene has his own foundation that was created in 1978. The foundation supports the arts, education, health and social justice.
- "The Jerome L. Greene Foundation". The Jerome L. Greene Foundation. Retrieved 2017-04-11.
- Columbia University Science Center at Enclos
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