Laurence W. Cohen
Founder, Partner, CEO

Larry founded Seven Bridges in 2011. Prior to founding Seven Bridges, Larry was Managing Partner at Ehrenkranz & Ehrenkranz, a multi-family investment office where he worked for 21 years. Larry had a legal career for nine years prior to that, working as a tax lawyer at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and Shaw, Pittman, Potts & Trowbridge, and clerking for the Honorable John Garrett Penn, United States District Court for the District of Columbia.

Larry has been on the Brown University Investment Committee for 20 years, serving as Chairman from 2009-2015 and Vice Chairman from 2015-2019. During his tenure as Chairman of the Investment Committee, Larry also was a Trustee of the Brown University Corporation and served on its Executive Committee. He has served as Chairman of the Investment Committees of the American Jewish Committee, the Jewish Communal Fund and Health Leads USA.

Currently, Larry serves as a member of the Boards of Trustees of Blythedale Children’s Hospital (previously Board Chair); Health Care Without Harm and Project Greenhealth; and The Health Initiative. He is also a member of Brown University’s Advisory Council on Economics.

Former boards include: Health Leads USA, The Jewish Communal Fund (Board President), The Harlem Day Charter School, VH1 Save the Music Foundation (Founding Board Member), The Rainforest Foundation and The American Jewish Committee. Larry was honored by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Primetime Emmy Awards for his contributions to VH1 Save the Music.

Larry has an Sc.B. with Honors in Applied Mathematics from Brown University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.