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KRIMENDAHL--H. Frederick II., died peacefully in New York City on Tuesday, January 21st, 2014. Fred was chairman of Petrus Partners, Ltd., a real-estate investment firm in New York, which he founded in 1992. His investment banking career began in 1953, when he joined the firm of Goldman Sachs & Co., becoming a partner in 1962. Fred served on the Management Committee at Goldman Sachs from 1975 until 1987, when he became a Limited Partner. After the firm became public in 1999, Fred became a Senior Director. While working at Goldman Sachs, he developed the Firm's 370,000 square foot European headquarters in London. Fred was also a Director and past President for ten years of the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York, a Director Emeritus of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, a Founding Member of the James Madison Council of the US Library of Congress, a Director of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Associates, and a Trustee of The Ohio State University Foundation. In addition, Fred has been a director of eight publicly traded corporations. Fred graduated from Ohio State University and the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration, and he served in the US Air Force as a lieutenant. He is survived by his wife, Emilia. Daughter, Elizabeth, and a grandson, Teddy Krimendahl, survive from his marriage to Connie, who predeceased him. Guy and Gray Harley, his stepsons, also survive Fred. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 7th at 3:00pm at St. James' Church in New York followed by a reception at the Knickerbocker Club. In lieu of flowers, gifts in Fred's name may be sent to the Philharmonic Symphony Society of New York.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 25, 2014
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