Before entering the corporate workforce, Russell Gimelstob was a star athlete at Newark Academy. At Newark Academy Gimelstob was an All-State selection for all four years of high school due to his talent on the the tennis courts. All four years that Gimelstob was on the team, Newark Academy won the state title. His skills on the court were so impressive that in 2013 he was inducted into the school Athletic Hall of Fame.
Russell Gimelstob’s achievements on the tennis courts and in classrooms continued into his studies at Cornell University. At Cornell when he was not nabbing his undergraduate and post-graduate degrees, Gimelstob was a prominent fixture in Cornell tennis. He competed all four years during undergraduate studies. His sophomore year was an undefeated season in Ivy League doubles play, and he and his doubles partner competed in the NCAA tournament. He served the team as captain during his senior campaign.
The aces didn’t stop after college. Russell Gimelstob volleyed mortgage backed securities for Goldman-Sachs. His success as a trader helped pave the way for him to move up with the company. In just two years he was already an analyst. In that role he helped serve up real estate loans.
After Goldman-Sachs Gimelstob became an associate at Dune. He excelled for the company in setting up investment executions throughout the West Coast. He was pegged to become a partner at Dune, and then he moved into the role of Head of Acquisitions.
When not on the clock, Russell Gimelstob can be found making a difference in the community. He has served as a Fisher Center Policy Advisory Board Member for the Hass School of Business at the University of California in Berkeley. In 2012 he was recognized by the Hebrew Academy for Special Children.
Throughout his collegiate and professional career Russell Gilmestob has served up many aces. His successes have been notable, and few have emulated them.