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Christopher was 30 years old and a Vice President, Financial Analyst at Fred Alger Management, Inc. He joined Fred Alger Management, located on the 93rd floor of World Trade Center Tower North, in March of this year. Born May 8, 1971, Christopher leaves behind a loving family and many close friends and admiring co-workers. He is survived by his father, Edward, of East Norwich, New York; his mother, Maggie, of New York City; and an older brother, Dominic, also of New York City. Christopher also leaves behind loving grandparents, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
"Christopher was a quiet, deliberate man who had strong opinions and high ideals," Dominic recalls of his brother. "He had a passion for Wall Street, and was so happy to be working high in the sky for Fred Alger Management." Prior to Fred Alger Management, Christopher worked at Merrill-Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Gruntal, and CitiGroup. Christopher attended Oyster Bay High School on Long Island, NY. He graduated with distinction from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1993, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics. At Boulder, Christopher was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the Golden Key National Honor Society, and Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics. Christopher also attended the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University, where he received a Master of Business Administration in May 1999.
Because of his dedication to his educational pursuits, Christopher was awarded a Johnson School merit-based scholarship. He greatly enjoyed his experience there and sought to continue his connection to the university after graduation by joining the Cornell Club in New York City. To honor his affection for Cornell and the Johnson School his family has established a scholarship in his memory.