Adam Weitsman – The CEO of Upstate Shredding, Weitsman Recycling

Adam Weitsman is an American businessman and philanthropist. He is the owner and CEO of Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling, a scrap metal recycling company. The American Metal Market named him Scrap Metal Company of the Year in 2015 and 2016.

How old is Adam Weitsman? He was born in Owego, New York, United States on June 13, 1968. Adam Weitsman is 53  years old. Adam is currently living in Vestal (outside Binghamton). He is 5ft 7in (1.75 m) tall and weighs around 75 kg. By profession, he is a businessperson. As of 2022 Adam Weitsman’s net worth is approximately around $1.2 billion.

Adam Weitsman has 15.5m followers on his Instagram account @adamweitsman, while his Twitter account has 38,00 followers.

Name Adam Joel Weitsman
Birth Date June 13, 1968
Birth Place Owego, New York, U.S.
Age (as of May 2022) 53 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Profession Entrepreneur
Height 5ft 7in (1.75 m)
Weight 75 kg
Marital Status Married
Wife Kim Weitsman
Children 3 (Clover, Monroe, and Rae)
Net Worth $1.2 billion

Adam Weitsman’s Age & Early life

Adam Weitsman was born on June 13, 1968, in Owego, New York, United States. As of May 2022, he is 53 years old.

His family has been in the scrap business for a long time. In 1980, while digging in his landfill, his father and grandfather found two bottles of early American pottery. Therefore, he began to collect ceramics in the 19th century. He started collecting ancient pottery as early as 1982 and at that time he already had 60 objects.

Regarding his education, he graduated from Owego Free Academy in 1986. He then moved to Long Island University where he studied banking. During this time, she worked at an art gallery in Manhattan.

Adam had a sister who died of cancer in the early 1990s. After his sister’s death, he returned to his hometown to help his father with the family scrap metal business. In 1991 he founded the American Folk Art Gallery in Greenwich Village. He started in 1995 as vice president of the scrap metal recycling company Ben Weitsman & Son.

Adam Weitsman’s Career

Adan Weitsman became more interested in the scrap metal recycling business, which eventually led to the creation of his company, Upstate Shredding. He began running his company in 1997, which he opened in the Tioga County Industrial Park. In 2005, following the death of his father, he acquired Ben Weitsman & Son, Inc.

Adam continued to grow his business by purchasing an 11-acre landfill in Solva, New York from Peter Matlow. Then, between 2012 and 2016, the company acquired a landfill in New Castle and Empire Recycling in Watertown. The company was later collectively named Upstate Shredding – Weitsman Recycling. His business received the Tioga County Business of the Year Award in March 2010.

In addition to his scrap metalwork, he has also invested in real estate in Skaneateles. Adam is also a restaurant owner who built the Elephant and the Dove Mexican restaurant in 2018. He also opened a sushi bar in Omega. In 2021, Adam announced the opening of a new Italian restaurant in collaboration with Rise N Shine restaurant owner Danielle Mercouri.

Adam Weitsman Wife

Adam Weitsman is married to Kim Weitsman. He first met his wife in the summer of 2000. Kim was pursuing a modeling career at the time, but she left in 2004 to help Weitsman with his junk business.

Kim assumed the role of operations manager for Upstate Shredding. Their wedding took place in June 2006 in Skaneateles, New York. Together they have three children named Clover, Monroe, and Ray.

Adam Weitsman’s Net Worth

As of 2022, Adam Weitsman’s net worth is estimated to be $1.2 billion.

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