James A. Mitarotonda

Co-Founder at Barington Capital Group LP

James A. Mitarotonda

James A. Mitarotonda

Co-Founder at Barington Capital Group LP

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Career Highlights

Barington Companies Investors LLC
Barington Offshore Advisors II LLC
Costar Technologies, Inc.

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825

Number of Boards

30

Birthday

1955

Age

65

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Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel at Barington Capital Group LP

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Executive Vice President & Global Chief Financial Officer at Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc.

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Managing Partner at Nue Capital LLC

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Senior Advisor at Chart Capital Partners

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Managing Director/Business Development at Miller/Howard Investments, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Misonix, Inc.

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Former President-Special Projects at Macy's, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Jewelcor Management, Inc.

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Partner & Research Director at Barington Capital Group LP

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Eastern Co.

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James A. Mitarotonda
Co-Founder at Barington Capital Group LP
Education
Undergraduate Degree
Class of 1977

Queens College is a part of the City University of New York, the third largest university system in the United States, in terms of enrollment. CUNY graduates include 12 Nobel laureates, a U.S. Secretary of State, a Supreme Court Justice, several mayors, members of Congress, state legislators, scientists and artists. Queens College, located in Kew Gardens Hills in the borough of Queens in New York City, is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York. It is also the fifth oldest of the City University's twenty-three institutions of higher learning. The college's seventy seven acre campus is located in the heart of the borough, along Kissena Boulevard. Queens College opened in 1937 and has become one of CUNY's largest senior colleges.

MBA

Since its inception in 1900, New York University Stern School of Business has been in and of New York City. Founded as the School of Commerce, Finance, and Accounting, the School initially offered training to students for careers in commerce in the burgeoning financial markets of New York City. Today, located in the heart of Greenwich Village with a campus in Westchester, Stern is one of the nation’s premier management education schools and research centers with a broad portfolio of academic programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. With its global partnerships and engagement in NYU’s global network university, today NYU Stern is not only in and of the city, but also in and of the world.

Career History
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1999 - Current

Barington Companies Investors LLC (Barington) is the general partner and investment advisor for Barington Companies Equity Partners LP. In managing the fund. Barington seeks to invest the fund's assets in public companies that generally have a total market capitalization of between $100 million and $2 billion and in private companies, or portions thereof, that have a total acquisition price of $10 to $100 million, with private company investments limited to not more than 20% of the fund's capital (in terms of cost at the time of investment). The firm has the authority, however, to invest in companies with larger capitalizations and acquisition prices and may expand its focus to include companies with a market capitalization of up to $10 billion. Barington is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1991 - Current
Head of New York Home Equity Financing & Credit Service
1981 - 1984

Citibank NA engages in the provision of banking services. It offers retail and commercial banking; credit cards; banking, capital markets, and advisory; markets and securities services; private banking; and treasury and trade solutions. The company was founded on June 16, 1812 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
2015 - Current

The Eastern Co. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of industrial hardware, security products and metal products. It operates through the following segments: Industrial Hardware, Security Products and Metal products. The Industrial Hardware segment offers locks, latches, hinges, handles, lightweight honeycomb that are found on automotive industries as well as to the industrial equipment, military and marine sectors. The Security Products segment manufactures electronic and mechanical locking devices, both keyed and keyless, for the computer, electronics, vending and gaming industries. The Metal Products segment includes mine roof support anchors, couplers for railroad braking systems, adjustable clamps for construction and fittings for electrical installations. The company was founded by Eben Tuttle in October 1858 and is headquartered in Naugatuck, CT.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & President
1991 - Current

Barington Capital Group LP provides investment advisory services. It invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The firm manages limited partnerships for its clients. The company was founded in 1991 by James Anthony Mitarotonda and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
1991 - Current

Barington Companies Investors LLC (Barington) is the general partner and investment advisor for Barington Companies Equity Partners LP. In managing the fund. Barington seeks to invest the fund’s assets in public companies that generally have a total market capitalization of between $100 million and $2 billion and in private companies, or portions thereof, that have a total acquisition price of $10 to $100 million, with private company investments limited to not more than 20% of the fund’s capital (in terms of cost at the time of investment). The firm has the authority, however, to invest in companies with larger capitalizations and acquisition prices and may expand its focus to include companies with a market capitalization of up to $10 billion. Barington is an activist firm and is included in the SharkWatch50 as one the 50 most prominent activist investors.

Director
Current

Queens College is a part of the City University of New York, the third largest university system in the United States, in terms of enrollment. CUNY graduates include 12 Nobel laureates, a U.S. Secretary of State, a Supreme Court Justice, several mayors, members of Congress, state legislators, scientists and artists. Queens College, located in Kew Gardens Hills in the borough of Queens in New York City, is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York. It is also the fifth oldest of the City University's twenty-three institutions of higher learning. The college's seventy seven acre campus is located in the heart of the borough, along Kissena Boulevard. Queens College opened in 1937 and has become one of CUNY's largest senior colleges.

Co-Chairman
Prior

The Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO) is a global network of young chief executives. With approximately 18,000 members in more than 100 countries, YPO and its graduate organization, WPO (World Presidents’ Organization) share a founding mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange.[1] Furthermore, the YPO promotes annual high-level meetings such as the WEF and Horasis.

Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

TO SOLICIT CONTRIBUTIONS FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO USE SUCH EXCLUSIVELY TO CONDUCT CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES. SUCH ACTIVITIES ARE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO FUNDING AND CONTRIBUTING TO OTHER 501(C) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS, ENTITIES AND INSTITUTIONS THAT PROVIDE LIVING FACILITIES, SOCIAL, VOCATIONAL OR REHABILITATIVE SERVICES TO CHILDREN AND ADULTS.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2016

The Donaldson Adoption Institute, Inc. was a non-profit organization that operated to improve the lives of children and their families. It offered research, education, and advocacy services. The company was founded in 1996 and was headquartered in New York, NY.

$1,000 - $4,999
2015

The Donaldson Adoption Institute, Inc. was a non-profit organization that operated to improve the lives of children and their families. It offered research, education, and advocacy services. The company was founded in 1996 and was headquartered in New York, NY.

$1,000 - $4,999
2014

The Donaldson Adoption Institute, Inc. was a non-profit organization that operated to improve the lives of children and their families. It offered research, education, and advocacy services. The company was founded in 1996 and was headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$400
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$500
2011

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$1,000
2010
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Barington SPV I LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Vector Capital Management LP, Barington Capital Group LP purchase Register.com, Inc.

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Barington Cos Equity Partners LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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