“My father established this Foundation ten years ago to solve the nation’s fiscal challenges and preserve the American Dream that he was so fortunate to have lived. He worked tirelessly and across party lines to build a sustainable fiscal foundation to support economic growth and widely-shared opportunity.”
– Michael A. Peterson, President and CEO of the Peterson Foundation
FRED R. CONRAD/The New York Time/Redux
"Financier and philanthropist who combined a spectacular career in industry and Wall Street with public policymaking and dogged advocacy of government fiscal prudence." Read more.
“Son of Greek immigrants became secretary of commerce in the Nixon administration and a co-founder of private-equity firm.” Read more.
“[A] longtime fiscal Paul Revere, spending much of his fortune to sound the alarm about the perils of the burgeoning national debt.” Read more.
A 2014 video tribute from the Economic Club of New York featuring thought leaders’ reflections on Pete’s contributions and accomplishments in business, public policy and philanthropy.