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Martin (Marty) Fleisher (born October 12, 1958) is an American bridge player, employee benefits attorney, and investment advisor.[1]

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Bridge career

Fleisher has won two national bridge championships and placed second in five others. He was also the winner of the prestigious Cavendish Pairs in 2000, playing with Eric Rodwell.[2]

In 1976, he became the youngest American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) Life Master from the New York metropolitan area at age 17.[3] At the same time, his team reached the final of the Grand National Teams knockout championship, making him the youngest player ever to reach the finals of a North American team bridge championship.[4] Sports Illustrated reported this accomplishment and featured Fleisher in its Faces in the Crowd section.[4] Less than two years later he won the Intercollegiate regional bridge championship by the largest margin ever recorded in a pairs championship.[5]

Personal

Fleisher graduated from Teaneck High School, Swarthmore College, and New York University School of Law. He lives in Manhattan with his wife, Andrea Bierstein. He is the half-brother of the American comic book writer Michael Fleisher.

Bridge accomplishments

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Wins

Runner-ups

Bibliography

  • Individual Retirement Account Answer Book, 15th edition, Aspen Publishers, 2008, ISBN 9780735574199.

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