Peter is a private investor and a retired partner of TRG Management, an emerging markets asset management company where he was responsible for sales, marketing and product development from March 2003 until he retired in June 2007. Prior to this he spent 17 years at JP Morgan, mostly in the Emerging Markets Group. When he left JP Morgan Chase, he was a Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Fixed Income Sales.
Peter has been a member of the national board of J Street since 2016. He was the co-chair of J Street’s NYC chapter from 2013-2017. Until recently Peter was a trustee of the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation. Peter is also a former member of Vassar College’s President’s Advisory Council and the boards of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, the English-Speaking Union and of Exit Art, an alternative arts organization.
Peter grew up in Vienna, Austria, received a BA in Economics in 1982 from Vassar College and an MBA in International Finance in 1984 from The Wharton School. He lives in Greenwich Village with his wife Carrie Shapiro. Together they manage the Andrew and Marietta Romay Foundation.