Margaret (Peggi) Einhorn, 69
SVP at Chase in 24-Years with Bank
Margaret (Peggi) Einhorn, who retired from Chase as a senior vice president in 2004, died on February 9, 2023 at the age of 69. A longtime member of the Chase Alumni Association, she had lived in Brooklyn, NY.
Embodying a rare combination of analytic and creative acumen, Einhorn enjoyed a career in finance, a dedication to the arts, and a commitment to mentoring others.
She received her BA in Art History from William Smith College and first worked in museums, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Jewish Museum. After receiving her MBA from Columbia University in 1980, she began a 24-year career at Chase. She worked in a number of areas of the bank, including North American Corporate Finance, Financial Planning and Corporate Treasury
The day after she left Chase, Einhorn joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as its CFO and Treasurer, overseeing the financial operations of this $11 billion private philanthropy. For the next 16 years, she passionately implemented, through her words and deeds, the Foundation's mission of improving health equity and creating a culture of health. She retired in January 2021.
Einhorn was the former Chair of the Board of The Brooklyn Childrens' Museum, serving on the board for more than 30 years, and helping shape its strategic direction and growth.
She was also a former David Rockefeller Fellow, speaking frequently to young professionals of all backgrounds about the value of integrating social purpose and non-profit activities into private sector careers. She was also a trustee and treasurer of the Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts and Sciences.
Among her survivors are her husband of 44 years, Michael Lasky, her daughter (Allison), son (Andrew), and two brothers, including Chase alumnus Andrew Einhorn.
Click here for an interview with Einhorn from 2011.
poise, demeanor and confidence to go along with her intellect and her kind personality. Her subsequent career certainly validates all those initial impressions.