Hilary Geary is the wife of investor Wilbur Louis Ross Jr. –who currently serves as the commerce secretary since assuming office in 2017.
Hilary’s husband is making headlines after suggesting that federal workers who are being affected by the government shutdown should take on loans to stay afloat.
Born November 28, 1937; Wilbur Ross earned a B.A. from Yale College and is a former bankruptcy specialist at Rothschild & Co., he left to form his own private equity shop WL Ross & Co. in 2000.
Since you already know everything there is about Ross, we thought you’d like to read about his lovely wife, Hilary Geary.
Ross has been married to third and current wife Hilary Geary since 2004. He was first married to Judith Nodine from 1961 until 1995. From his first marriage he is the father of two daughter, Jessica and Amanda.
He then tied the knot to Betsy McCaughey, they were together from 1995 until 2000.
Hilary Geary, a society writer for Quest magazine –was previously married to stockbroker John W. Geary II. She met Wilbur Ross at a party given by Terry Allen Kramer, a Broadway producer, in 1995, in the months before her first husband died.
However it would be almost a decade later that the two wind up together. After she was left a widow, Hilary Geary dated Alfonse M. D’Amato and even married for a second time to Peter Green, a British investment banker.
By 2002, both Wilbur Ross and Hilary Geary had distanced themselves from their respective spouses and began a relationship. They tied the knot two years later, the third marriage for both.
Hilary who now goes by Hilary Geary Ross is often featured on social pages. She spends her time doing philanthropy, collecting art and is well-known for her hosting skills. The 68-year-old blonde was born Hilary Somers Roche, her mother was social scribe, Patricia Murray Ney and her father, J. Jeffrey Roche.
She comes from a long line of writers that included both her parents and grandfather, Arthur Somers Roche. Hilary worked as a social columnist and author of Palm Beach People and New York, New York.