Lindsay Jacoby, Oppenheimer Recruiter, Dies of Apparent Suicide

  • Earlier, she helped hire asset managers at JPMorgan Chase
  • Her focus was on placing private bankers, wealth advisers

Lindsay Jacoby, a wealth management recruiter at Oppenheimer & Co., died in Manhattan of an apparent suicide, the New York City Police Department said. She was 40 years old.

She jumped to her death Monday from her home on the Upper East Side, according to the New York Post. 

Jacoby joined Oppenheimer in November 2016, according to her LinkedIn profile. She held a similar role for about eight years starting in 2007 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s asset management unit. She also ran her own recruiting firm, Jacoby Staffing, in New York, according to its website. The firm placed individuals in banks and financial institutions.

“Lindsay was a wonderful colleague during her brief tenure at Oppenheimer, and she will be greatly missed,” Joan Khoury, chief marketing officer at Oppenheimer, said. “Our most heartfelt condolences go out to her family during this difficult time.”

Lindsay Dana Schwartz was born in February 1977. In 2005, she married Seth Jacoby, a technology industry executive, according to a wedding announcement in the New York Times.

She received a bachelor’s degree from Union College in Schenectady, New York, in 1999.

— With assistance by Max Abelson

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