John Gregory Berylson

Aug 06, 1953

69 years

Jul 04, 2023



John Gregory Berylson, a man of intellect, strategy, and philanthropy. His business acumen guided companies to prosperity, his passion for sport invigorated the spirit of many, and his generosity enriched the lives of countless individuals.


John Gregory Berylson, known to many as Greg Berylson, was born on November 29, 1946. A prominent figure in the world of business and sports, Berylson is widely recognized for his strategic acumen and philanthropic endeavors.

Berylson holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He established his reputation as a skilled financier and strategic investor. He served as the chairman and CEO of Chestnut Hill Ventures, a private investment firm based in Boston, Massachusetts, focusing on several sectors, including sports, financial services, and real estate.

In addition to his business interests, Berylson was also known for his involvement in sports, particularly football. He made a significant contribution to British football by becoming the chairman of Millwall Football Club in 2007, where he played a crucial role in guiding the club's fortunes.

Berylson's philanthropic efforts have also been well recognized, with generous donations to numerous institutions, including his alma mater, Cornell University. His contributions have largely been in the field of academics and research, particularly in Engineering and Medicine.

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