Harold Zieg Steinbrenner
December 3, 1969
|Alma mater||Williams College (BA)|
University of Florida (MBA)
|Occupation||Owner of New York Yankees/ Managing general partner|
Harold Steinbrenner (born December 3, 1969) is an American businessman best known as the Chairman and Managing General Partner of Yankee Global Enterprises, which owns the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball. He and his siblings inherited control of the team from their father, George Steinbrenner, who died in 2010.
Hal Steinbrenner is the younger son of George (1930–2010) and Elizabeth Joan Steinbrenner (nee Zieg) (1935–2018). He has two sisters, Jessica Steinbrenner and Jennifer Steinbrenner (formerly Swindal). He is the younger brother of Hank Steinbrenner, who died in 2020.
Steinbrenner attended Culver Military Academy and went on to graduate from Williams College in 1991 with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then earned a Master of Business Administration at the University of Florida in 1994.
Starting in 2007, George Steinbrenner gradually ceded day-to-day control of the Yankees to Hal and his other son, Hank, as his health worsened. Hal Steinbrenner was elected Chairman of the Board of Yankee Global Enterprises on September 28, 2007.
On November 20, 2008, Major League Baseball owners approved the shift of day-to-day control of the Yankees from father George Steinbrenner to Hal Steinbrenner.
Hal Steinbrenner is Chairman and CEO of Steinbrenner Hotel Properties and is on the Board of Directors of the Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay.
Steinbrenner is a pilot. He owns a GTO single-engine and a Cessna high-wing plane.
He is married to Christina DiTullio. Steinbrenner and his first wife, Christina Lavery, divorced in 2007.