This is the huge estate, located in the Lewisboro, NY hamlet of South Salem, of Richard Brian Handler, the current Chairman, President, and CEO of Jefferies & Co., and Martha Jane Handler, his wife.
Jefferies & Company, Inc., the principal operating subsidiary of Jefferies Group, Inc. (NYSE: JEF) is the largest independent U.S. investment bank and institutional securities firm. Jefferies provides clients with capital markets and financial advisory services, institutional brokerage, securities research, and asset management. In 1983, Mr. Handler earned a BA in economics from the University of Rochester, then went on to receive his MBA from Stanford University in 1987.
According to public property records, this property is listed as the Handler Farm Foundation Trust, a non-profit. Martha Handler lis isted as the Principal of the Handler Farm Foundation Trust. The trust is a 4947(a)(2) - Charitable Trust (Form 990 Filer). The home features a basketball court, tennis court, multiple ponds, and a baseball field. The property consists of 50.61 acres of land and has annual property taxes of $198,343, according to records from 2010. This home is one of the largest most expensive homes in South Salem, as well as the county of Westchester, NY. In 2011, Richard Handler gave a $2,500 donation to Jon Huntsman for President, Inc.