John Anthony Marlin

Born: 1 March 1942, Washington, D.C.
Father: Ervin Ross Marlin
Mother: Hilda Gerarda van Stockum

Married: Alice Rose Tepper. 25 September 1971, Elberon, New Jersey, U.S.A.

Name Change: Replaced Anthony with Tepper, his wife’s maiden name, when they were married.


John Joseph (Jay), b. 7 April 1974, Taegu City, S. Korea
Caroline, b. 17 July 1977, Seoul, S. Korea


1952-1955 Ampleforth College, Yorkshire, U.K.
1955-1958 Portsmouth Priory (now Abbey) School, Portsmouth, R.I., U.S.A.
1958-1962 Harvard College. A.B. cum laude
1962-1964 Trinity College, Oxford, U.K. Politics, Philosophy and Economics., B.A. & M.A.
1964-1968 George Washington University, Ph.D. 1968. Dissertation on economic development in South Africa.


1964-1969 Financial Economist, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Small Business Administration, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC.
1969-1973 Assistant Professor, Baruch College, CUNY. Taught corporate finance and chaired the Faculty Committee on Research.
1972-1988 President/CEO, Council on Municipal Performance, a non-profit group comparing the economic and service performance of U.S. cities, financed by Federal (HUD, National Commission on Productivity) and foundation (Ford, Lilly, R.W. Johnson, Rockefeller) grants.
1988-1992 President/CEO, JTM Reports, Inc. Consulted on regional economic development, providing testimony that led to national legislation. Obtained research grants, e.g. from the MacArthur Foundation, Chicago.
1992-2006 Chief Economist and Senior Policy Advisor to New York City Comptrollers Liz Holtzman, Alan G. Hevesi and Bill Thompson. Directed economic team producing widely reported economic studies and commentaries.

Current Positions:

2006-present Principal, CityEconomist and CSRNYC. Webmaster, HildavanStockum, Boissevain USA, Oxford-Cambridge NYC Boat Race Dinner.
2000-present Adjunct Professor. Pace University, Lubin School of Business; teach MBA-level Money, Banking and Capital Markets, Advanced Topics in Finance and Personal Finance.
2002-present Adjunct Professor, NYU Stern School of Business; co-teach MBA course on Corporate Social Responsibility.