Mark Rockefeller


Mark Rockefeller

Mark Fitler Rockefeller (born 1967) is a fourth-generation member of the Rockefeller family. He is the youngest son of Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (1908–1979) and Happy Rockefeller. Rockefeller is the current Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.[1]

Rockefeller was raised at Kykuit, the central mansion at the Pocantico family estate in Westchester County in New York State. He is a graduate of the Buckley School, Deerfield Academy, and Princeton University, and he received an M.B.A. from Harvard University's Graduate School of Business Administration.[2] He played football, basketball, and baseball at Deerfield, and played football at Princeton as a walk-on.[3]

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.[4] 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.[2] 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.[5]

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.[4]

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