COURTESY FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

COURTESY FRANKLIN INSTITUTE

The financier and investor Jeffrey Perelman, whose business is primarily in industrial and financial companies, is on the board at Christie’s, as well as a number of Philadelphia art institutions. Art-wise, Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman are known for their collection of postwar and contemporary works, including a number of Roy Lichtensteins. Jeffrey is not to be confused with his brother Ronald, who is also a collector and on the ARTnews Top 200.

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Marsha and Jeffrey Perelman

Location:
Palm Beach, Florida; Wynnewood, Pennsylvania

Source of wealth:
Manufacturing

Collecting area:
Postwar and contemporary art

Top 200 appearance:
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Fun fact:

Jeffrey is a die-hard University of Pennsylvania supporter, having earned both his undergraduate and MBA degrees there. He has supported its dental school, its design school, and its Institute for Contemporary Art. Marsha also holds a graduate degree from UPenn.