David Dietze-Council at Large Candidate


  • Married 20 years to Claire Toth
  • Resident of Summit for 22 years
  • Our son, Billy, K-12 at Summit public schools, now freshman at Colorado College
  • Our daughter, Betsy, now Junior at Summit High School


    • Summit Board of Education/President/Chair of Operations/Education Committee/Policy Committee/Communications Committee/Negotiations Committee

  • Summit Board of School Estimate
  • Summit Area YMCA/Trustee/Chair of Investment Committee
  • Overlook Hospital Foundation/Trustee/Chair Planning and Budget
  • Summit Area Public Foundation/Trustee/VP/Chair of Investment Committee
  • Rotary Club of Summit/New Providence/President
  • Summit Downtown Club/President
  • Summit Tennis Club/President
  • Dartmouth Club of Suburban New Jersey/President
  • Dartmouth College’s Class of 1978/Head Agent
  • University of Chicago Law School Class of 1982/Exec Reunion Committee
  • Mtn. Lakes Alumni Assoc/Advisory Board
  • Summit Education Foundation/Liaison and Major Donor
  • PTO/Presidents Council Liaison
  • Mayor’s Forum for Diversity
  • Suburban Chamber of Commerce
  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association
  • Donor/Supporter:  Visual Arts of NJ; SAGE; Family Promise; Moms Helping Moms; Summit Speech School; HomeTowne TV; Morristown’s Neighborhood House; Reeves-Reed Arboretum; Community Foundation of NJ; March of Dimes; The Connection for Women; Red Cross; Summit First Aid Squad: New Eyes for the Needy; Boy Scouts
  • Canoe Brook Country Club; Elks Club


  • Founder/President/Strategist of Wealth Management Firm
  • Local Downtown Business Owner for 22 years
  • Wealth Management Firm Ranked #5 in Country by CNBC
  • Frequent National and International Media Guest
  • Attorney, White & Case, NYC, Jakarta, and London
  • Attorney, Crowell & Moring, Washington, DC


  • Dartmouth College, AB, Economics (Honors), Phi Beta Kappa, Magna cum Laude, Rufus Choate Scholar, five Citations
  • Yale University, Graduate Studies, Classics & Political Philosophy
  • The Law School of the University of Chicago, JD
  • Bar Admissions: NJ/NY/DC
  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP)


  • Inaugural Member of Mtn. Lakes (NJ) HS Hall of Fame for community, charitable, professional accomplishments
  • Boy Scouts of America Summit Good Scout Awardee as an exemplary role model for the youth of our community
  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year, Suburban Chamber of Commerce, to be awarded 3/22/17
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