Daniel Rose

Daniel Rose

Title: Chairman
Company: 22 Dreyfus Funds
Location: New York, New York, United States

Daniel Rose, Chairman of 22 Dreyfus Funds, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in urban development.

The chairman and secretary-treasurer of the Baltic American Enterprise Fund with New York Dwellings, Inc., since 1994, a position appointed by President Bill Clinton, Mr. Rose has enjoyed a 65-year long career as an urban development specialist. Alongside this appointment, he has been the chairman of 22 Dreyfus Funds since 1992, vice president of New York Dwellings, Inc., since 1960, and chairman of Rose Associates since 1953. A real estate developer, philanthropist and essayist, he is most renowned for developing the Pentagon City complex adjacent to Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, building the One Financial Center office tower in downtown Boston, and reinventing a New York City apartment complex into the Manhattan Plaza for the Performing Arts.

Mr. Rose is also notably the founder and chairman emeritus of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund, a fundraising organization designed to help inner-city students achieve financial success and personal growth by being admitted to prestigious colleges and universities across the nation. A thriving humanitarian, he has additionally served on the boards of several prominent organizations, including the New York Institute for the Humanities, the Committee for Economic Development, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies, among others. His other initiatives have includes the establishment of the Rose Center for Public Leadership at the Urban Land Institute, the joint Yale/Technion Rose Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism Program, and the Helping Africa Foundation, where he formerly served as president.

A prolific essayist and speechwriter, Mr. Rose has covered such topics as economics, inner city education, real estate, racial problems and housing. He is the six-time winner of the Cicero Speechwriting Award given by the Vital Speeches of the Day magazine, and an anthology of his speeches, “Making a Living, Making a Life,” was deemed one of the Best Books of 2015 by Kirkus Reviews.

In recognition of his exceptional contributions to urban development, writing and philanthropy, Mr. Rose has accrued multiple accolades during his impressive career. He has been honored with several honorary doctorates from institutions such as the New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Long Island University, and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. In 2003, he was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and the City of New York presented him with the Mayor’s Award of Honor for Arts and Culture. In addition, he has received the Joseph Papp Racial Harmony Award from the Foundation for Ethnic Understanding, the Harlem Renaissance Award from the Abyssinian Development Corporation, and the Business Leadership Award from the National Committee on American Foreign Policy.

An elected fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Mr. Rose had the privilege of having a main-belt asteroid named in his honor, 70712 Danieljoanna, discovered by Catalina Sky Survey in 1999. The Harlem Educational Activities Fund was also recognized by scientists after the naming of a minor planet, 70718 HEAF, after the organization. Notably, Mr. Rose has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the World.

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