Steve Liesman Biography
Steve Liesman is an American journalist who serves as CNBC’s senior economics reporter, reporting on all aspects of the economy, including the Federal Reserve and major economic indicators. He usually hosts Squawk Box (M-F, 6 AM-9 AM ET), as well as other CNBC programs during the business day. He joined this station in 2002 after working as a senior economics reporter for The Wall Street Journal for a period of eight years.
Steve Liesman Age
Liesman attained 58 years old as of 2021. He was born on May 21st, 1963 in Bronxville, New York in the United States of America. He usually turns a year older during his birthday on May 21st. According to astrologers, his birth sign is Gemini.
Steve Liesman Height
He has a body height of 5 feet 3 inches which is equivalent to 1.6 meters. He also has a moderate body weight of 132 lbs which is approximately 60 kgs.
Steve Liesman Education
Steve schooled at Edgemont high school in Scarsdale, New York. In 1981, he enrolled at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York where he received a Bachelor’s degree in English in 1985. He as well earned a master’s degree from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in 1987.
Steve Liesman Family, Siblings
Steve was born on May 21st, 1963 in Bronxville, New York in the United States of America. His mother, Bernice Liesman, is a retired mathematics teacher for the New York City public schools while his father, Marvin L. Liesman who is also retired, was a women’s clothing sales representative in New York. However, more details regarding his parents are not known to the public. It is also not known if he has any siblings. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Steve Liesman Wife\Karen Fran Dukess
Steve married his beloved wife Karen Fran Dukess in 1991 through a wedding ceremony which was officiated by Rabbi Jon R. Haddon at the Manursing Island Club in Rye, N.Y. She has a work history as eclectic as her taste in books. She has been a tour guide in the former Soviet Union, a newspaper reporter in Florida, a magazine publisher in Russia, and, for nearly a decade, a speechwriter on gender equality for the United Nations Development Programme.
Karen is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Carleton Dukess of Larchmont, N.Y. She graduated magna cum laude from Brown University, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and has a master’s in journalism from Columbia University, as does her husband. Her father is a lawyer and real-estate investor in New York while her mother, Mona Dukess, is an artist.
Steve Liesman Children
Steve and his beloved wife Karen Fran Dukess are proud parents of two sons whose names haven’t been disclosed.
Steve Liesman Salary
Steve earns an average annual salary of $122,202. This is according to CNBC senior economics reporter salaries. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update his exact salary once it is available
Steve Liesman Net Worth
Steve’s net worth is estimated to be $9 Million as of 2022. He has earned all of his wealth for many years he has been working mainly as a journalist and in the other businesses, he has invested in.
Steve Liesman CNBC
Steve serves as CNBC’s senior economics reporter, reporting on all aspects of the economy, including the Federal Reserve and major economic indicators. He usually hosts Squawk Box (M-F, 6 AM-9 AM ET), as well as other CNBC programs during the business day. He joined this station in 2002 after working as a senior economics reporter for The Wall Street Journal for a period of eight years.
He joined The Wall Street Journal in 1994 where he covered monetary policy, international economics, academic research, and productivity. He joined The Wall Street Journal initially as an energy reporter and Moscow bureau chief. At this position, he was awarded an Emmy for his coverage of the financial crisis and was a member of the reporting team recognized with a Pulitzer Prize for stories chronicling the crash of the Russian financial markets.
During his time at The Wall Street Journal, he focused on the productivity revolution, macroeconomics, and the myriad problems of corporate earnings reports. Liesman became a senior economics reporter at WSJ, covering domestic and global economies, as well as corporate earnings and the Enron accounting scandal
Prior to joining The Wall Street Journal, Liesman had worked as the business editor for The Moscow Times, for a period of two years. He joined this network in 1992 as the founding business editor for the country’s first English-language daily newspaper. Through this, he assisted to create the Moscow Times Index, the first stock index in Russia.
He has also worked as a business reporter for both the St. Petersburg Times in St. Petersburg and The Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Sarasota,
Steve Liesman Band
Apart from his journalism career, Steve is also a guitarist and vocalist for Stella Blues Band, one of the premier Grateful Dead tribute bands in the country. This is the group of talented musicians who performs around the NY Metro area, using their music to create that special feeling and community unique to Grateful Dead Shows. They have generously dedicated several shows to support Riverkeeper’s work.
Steve Liesman Residence\Housing
Steve lives with his family near New York City.
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