Peter G. Schiff

Managing Partner & Founder

Prior to founding Northwood Ventures in 1983, Peter worked in the private equity division of Warburg Pincus Co., and previously had been an officer in the corporate division of Chemical Bank (now JPMorgan Chase & Co.). Aside from serving as a director of many of Northwood’s portfolio companies, he is also a member of the Advisory Board for the North Shore Land Alliance. He recently stepped down as a trustee of Hofstra University where he has served as Vice Chairman and Secretary of the Board. He was also a member of the Board of Overseers for its new medical school, The Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Peter is a graduate of Lake Forest College where he majored in both International Relations and Politics. He received an M.B.A. from University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with concentrations in Finance and Marketing. In 2009 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by Lake Forest College after serving as a trustee for 16 years, culminating in being its Chairman. Additionally, Peter served for many years on the boards of the New York Racing Association, East Woods School, Brooks School, and the Community Foundation of Oyster Bay. Peter lives on Long Island with his wife and enjoys fly fishing, bird hunting, golf, horse racing, travel and family time, especially with his many grandchildren.

Board Positions

Celebration Restaurant Group

Community Broadcasters

Jack Rogers

JVC Media

Zevia (Chairman)

Anterix* (ATEX)
Gogo* (GOGO)
Orbcomm* (ORBC)

*Former Board Member