Along with Warren Eisenberg, whose family is also currently on the ARTnews “Top 200 Collectors” list, Leonard Feinstein is cofounder of Bed Bath & Beyond, which was originally called Bed ‘n’ Bath when it first opened in New Jersey in 1971. He has served as co-chairman of the company since 1999. Along with Warren and Mitzi Eisenberg, Leonard and his wife, Susan, donated a joint $10 million to the New Museum’s building campaign in 2005. Susan was elected to the New Museum’s board of trustees in 2004. She also serves as a trustee of the Jewish Museum in New York and is on the board of the Contemporary Collectors Council of the Nassau County Museum. The Feinsteins are noted collectors of Gerhard Richter’s works; some of their Richters have been gifts to the Museum of Modern Art.

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Susan and Leonard Feinstein

New York and Long Island, New York; Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Source of wealth:
Retail (Bed Bath & Beyond)

Collecting area:
Modern and contemporary art

Top 200 appearance:
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Fun fact:

Leonard Feinstein and Warren Eisenberg, the Bed Bath & Beyond cofounders, are so close, they are executors of each other’s estates, according to Forbes.