David B. Cornstein of New York to be Ambassador to Hungary

Publicated on: February 13, 2018

President Donald Trump today officially nominated David B. Cornstein of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States to Hungary, a White House announcement said.

Mr. Cornstein is chairman of Pinnacle Advisors, Ltd and was previously CEO, president, and ultimately chairman emeritus of Finlay Enterprise, a billion-dollar NASDAQ Stock Exchange Company. A native New Yorker, Mr. Cornstein served as chairman of the New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation and as vice chair of the city’s Economic Development Corporation. He was also chair of the New York State Olympic Games commission and a board member of the Battery Park City Authority and of the Jacob Javits Development Corporation. He has been recognized as Man of the Year by the Chemotherapy Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. He earned his B.A. from Lafayette College and M.B.A from New York University.

Read his official CV here

Read the White House announcement here