"Early investor in Berkshire Hathaway lay low until joining Warren Buffett on board in 2003. Harvard M.B.A. founded investment advisory firm First Manhattan Co. 1964, remains a partner. Also sits on board of American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Donated millions to help create Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth exhibit." 
Resources and articles
- David Gottesman, Forbes, accessed December 9, 2007.