President, Feirstein Capital Management Company
- Former Chair, Board of Trustees of BCF (2009-2013)
- Development Committee
- Investment Committee
- Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema Director’s Advisory Council
Barry R. Feirstein is the founder of Feirstein Capital Management Corporation, a private investment management firm, which he founded in 1993.
Mr. Feirstein graduated from Brooklyn College summa cum laude with a B.S. in economics and earned an M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1978.
Mr. Feirstein started his career in finance as a technology analyst for Equitable Capital Management Corporation of New York, and managed the firm’s aggressive growth portfolio from 1984-1992. He joined the Brooklyn College Foundation in 2005 and served as Chair of the BCF from 2009-2013. In 2011 his gift provided the foundation for the Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema, which enrolled its first cohort of students in the Fall of 2015. The school, housed in Steiner Studios in Brooklyn’s Navy Yard, is the first comprehensive public graduate cinema program in the state of New York.
Mr. Feirstein is Chairman of the Anderson Foundation for Autism, and a trustee of the New York Film Society at Lincoln Center, Autism Speaks and The Independent Film Project.