Turovsky receives University Medal
From staff reports
Paul Turovsky '73 received the University Medal from President Harvey Stenger during a dinner celebrating the successful closing of Bold.Brilliant.Binghamton -- The Campaign for Binghamton University, on Oct. 12, in the Mandela Room.
Turovsky chaired the campaign that raised more than $101 million. Established in 1991, the University Medal is the highest honor bestowed by Binghamton University. In May, Turovsky received an honorary degree from the University.
Founding principal of real estate investment management firm True North Management Group, Turovsky earned his bachelor's degree in history from Binghamton University, and both his master's degree in Latin American history and his doctorate in economic history from the University of California at Los Angeles.
He manages more than $700 million in assets for institutional investors for True North, a privately held firm founded in 2004, and headquartered in White Plains, N.Y. In the past, Turovsky has been a managing director of Deutsche Bank Securities and Fund Manager for DB Real Estate's Mezzanine Investment Funds. He has also worked for Bankers Trust's Real Estate Investment Banking Group.
Recipient of the 2010 Glenn G. Bartle Distinguished Alumnus Award for service to the University community and the 1999 Harpur College Alumni Award, Turovsky is chair of the Binghamton University Foundation Board of Directors and vice president of the BUF Housing Corporation.
He has volunteered at the Metro New York Career Fair, is a member of the University's Leadership Society, a Friend of Harpur College, a member of the Harpur Advisory Board, and a Pegasus Society member. His gifts to the University have supported the Jean-Pierre Mileur Faculty Development Fund for Harpur College, the Lois B. DeFleur Faculty Prize for Academic Achievement and the greatest needs for the campus.