Paul Francis Pelosi Sr. (born April 15, 1940) is an American businessman who owns and operates Financial Leasing Services, Inc., a San Francisco-based real estate and venture capital investment and consulting firm. In addition, he was the owner of the now-defunct Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. He is married to the current U.S. House speaker, Nancy Pelosi.
Paul Francis Pelosi
April 15, 1940
|Education||Georgetown University (BS)|
New York University (MBA)
|Children||5 (including Christine and Alexandra)|
Pelosi was born and raised in San Francisco. He sits on many philanthropic and corporate boards. He earned a bachelor of science (BS) in foreign service at Georgetown University, and an MBA from the Stern School of Business at New York University. He has been the chair of the Foreign Service Board at Georgetown since 2009.
After previously investing in the Oakland Invaders of the United States Football League, in 2009 he purchased a franchise in the United Football League for $12 million, the California Redwoods. The Redwoods would later move to Sacramento to become the Sacramento Mountain Lions.
Paul Pelosi married Nancy Pelosi (née D'Alesandro), the 52nd Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, on September 7, 1963, in Baltimore, Maryland, at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. They have five children, Nancy Corinne, Christine, Jacqueline, Paul, and Alexandra.
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