Boston — Tiger Group has announced the passing of veteran retail executive and company co-founder Stephen Goldberger. The Boston resident passed away on Oct. 18 at the age of 70.
Prior to co-founding the Tiger Group, Goldberger was a principal and managing director of Gordon Brothers Partners, a Boston-based retail advisory firm. Earlier in his career, he served as president and CEO of Hills Department Stores, the discount chain founded by his family. He later served as president and COO of Alexander’ Department Stores and CEO of Gallery of Gifts Shoppes Inc. (d/b/a Kitchens Etc.).
The Tiger Group traces its beginnings to 2001 and today consists of Tiger Capital Group LLC, Tiger Valuation Services LLC, Tiger Remarketing Services and Tiger/Daley-Hodkin, which was acquired in March 2011.
Goldberger earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in economics from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard University.