Arthur Becker is an investor, art lover, and entrepreneur who live in New York City and Miami.
He was born in Brooklyn, and grew up there. He received his bachelor of fine arts at Bennington College in Vermont in 1972 and then attended the Amos Tuck Graduate School of Business at Dartmouth. After school, he joined the private client services division at Bear Stearns Investments and began a long career as an investor.
In 1991, Arthur Becker and Arnold Palmer ran a successful campaign to replace the board of directors at ProGroup, Inc, a golf supply firm. He sold the firm three years later, and started another technology firm, this one called Bnox, which created technologies for single use cameras in the 1990s. Through his leadership, the products were sold throughout the country, and were very successful. He would go on to found other companies in the technology field, and continue his career as an entrepreneur. Those are roles he continues to play for several companies up to the present day.
After his success in the tech business, Arthur Becker moved into the real estate market with Madison Partners LLC, a real estate and technology services company. Among his real estate investments in New York have been a trio of townhomes at Sullivan Street in Soho, part of a broader development in that area. The LLC was created in 2004 as the controlling entity of NaviSite, while Arthur Becker was the tech firm’s CEO. Later, NaviSite was sold to TimeWarner but Madison Partners LLC continues to find and invest in different technology and real estate opportunities that come up. You can visit Bloomberg to know more.
He also loves the arts. His work with Bnox grew out of his love of photography. He continues to show photographic works and pictures of currency, which seek to reflect the love of money which dominates the world. His art can be viewed in New York City, Palm Beach, Florida and at Art Basel. For 23 years, he was married to the famous designer Vera Wang, and while separated, they continue to have a business relationship relating to arts and design. More details can be found on his Crunchbase.