Hal Steinbrenner
Steinbrenner in 2019
Harold Zieg Steinbrenner

(1969-12-03) December 3, 1969 (age 54)
Culver, Indiana, United States
Alma materWilliams College (BA)
University of Florida (MBA)
Occupation(s)Owner of New York Yankees/ Managing general partner; Minority owner of New York City Football Club & AC Milan
  • Christina Lavery
    (m. 1990; div. 2007)
  • Cristina DiTullio
    (m. 2009)
Parent(s)George Steinbrenner
Joan Steinbrenner
FamilyHank Steinbrenner (brother)

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 and minority shares of American soccer club New York City Football Club of Major League Soccer and Italian football club AC Milan of Serie A. He and his siblings inherited control of the team from their father, George Steinbrenner, who died in 2010.


Family and education

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.[1]

Professional career

Starting in 2007,[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]

On August 30, 2022, Steinbrenner acquired a minority share of Italian soccer club AC Milan.

Other roles

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.[5][6]

Personal life

Steinbrenner is a pilot. He owns a GTO single-engine and a Cessna high-wing plane.[7]

He is married to Cristina DiTullio, a native of Staten Island, New York. Steinbrenner has a daughter named Katherine (b. 1997) with his first wife Christina Lavery, whom he divorced in 2007.


  1. ^ Litsky, Frank (March 30, 2007). "BASEBALL; The Steinbrenner Family". The New York Times. Retrieved May 4, 2010.
  2. ^ "Hal Steinbrenner still in charge". ESPN.com. July 13, 2010. Retrieved September 14, 2020.
  3. ^ Tyler Kepner (September 29, 2007). "Steinbrenner Son Elected Chairman of Yankees". The New York Times.
  4. ^ "Statement from Howard J. Rubenstein, Spokesman for the New York Yankees" (Press release). Major League Baseball. November 20, 2008. Retrieved November 11, 2009.
  5. ^ "Executive Profile Harold Z. Steinbrenner". Bloomberg Businessweek. February 5, 2015.
  6. ^ Lenora Lake (March 5, 2014). "Blake High junior thanks Boys & Girls Club for support". The Tampa Tribune.
  7. ^ "Hal Steinbrenner: I don't deserve to be owner of the Yankees". ESPN.com. March 3, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2020.