Joseph S. Steinberg

  • Chairman, Jefferies Financial Group, Inc. Life

  • Trustee, NYU

Joel Steinberg

Joseph S. Steinberg is Chairman of Jefferies Financial Group and a Director and President since 1979.  Jefferies Financial Group is a holding company engaged in a broad range of businesses.

Mr. Steinberg also serves on several nonprofit boards.  He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the St. Ann’s Center for Arts and Education located in Brooklyn, New York’s DUMBO, and is a Trustee of New York University. 

Mr. Steinberg is also on the Board of Overseers and is Co-Chairman of the Center for Jewish History, is also a member of the National Film Preserve and its Board of Governors which presents the Telluride Film Festival.  He is also on the Board of Directors of New York City Center.

Mr. Steinberg received an AB in Government in 1966 from New York University and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 1970.  He served with the United States Peace Corps from 1966 to 1968.