Mr. DiBenedetto has over 35 years experience in the investment business and has been active in telecommunications, technology, real estate, mining and biotechnology ventures. He is a major shareholder in ITI International, LLC, and is also a director of Alexander's, Inc., a New York-based real estate investment trust. He is a director of several venture-backed private companies and a limited partner of the Boston Red Sox Baseball Club.
Prior to forming Boston International Group in 1983, Mr. DiBenedetto was an investment banker at Allen & Company, Inc., Salomon Brothers, and Morgan Stanley and has served on the leadership council of the JFK Center for Business and Government at Harvard University. He is a Vice President and trustee of Boston Biomedical Research Institute, the Kents Hill School in Kents Hill, ME, the Ted Williams Museum in Tampa, FL, the Nahant Preservation Trust, Nahant, MA, and trustee of Trinity College in Hartford, CT. Mr. DiBenedetto serves on the International Advisory Board for Perkins School of the Blind, Watertown, MA.
Mr. DiBenedetto holds a B.A. with honors in economics from Trinity College; a M.B.A. from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and was a research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.