David W. Schwartz

Elected in 2013
Resident of New Canaan
Parent: Class of 2017, 2019 and 2021
Yale University - B.A.
Standing Committee: Financial Affairs
Special Committee: Audit
David Schwartz was President of Jefferies High Yield Trading LLC and was a member of the Executive Committee of Jefferies & Company Inc. where he worked in proprietary trading and group management since 1996.
David is actively involved in the Make-It-Count Foundation that provides safe, medically appropriate and affordable housing renovation solutions to military veterans who need it most as they journey back to civilian life. He also supports the Michael J. Fox Foundation as well as Smile Train. David earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale University.
David and his wife, Virginia, live in New Canaan and have three children at St. Luke’s: Jason ’17, Olivia ’19 and Samantha ’21. They have a summer home on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota and enjoy boating, fishing and traveling together during summer vacation.
St. Luke’s School is a secular private school in New Canaan, CT for grades 5 through 12 serving 25 towns in Connecticut and New York. Our exceptional academics and diverse co-educational community foster students’ intellectual and ethical development and prepare them for top colleges. St. Luke’s Center for Leadership builds the commitment to serve and the confidence to lead.