Evelyn and Richard Meltzer of Bala Cynwyd announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Erica Meltzer, to Jeffrey Scott Turkanis, son of Ellen and Barry Turkanis of Marblehead, Mass.
Jamie graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. She currently works as a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in Equity Capital Markets within the Investment Banking Division.
Jeffrey graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He also earned an MBA from Columbia Business School. He currently works at Oxford Properties, where he is responsible for U.S. commercial real estate investment opportunites.
Jamie is the granddaughter of the late Edith and Augustus Meltzer and the late Anne and Samuel Barisch. Jeff is the grandson of Ruth Turkanis and the late Danny Turkanis, and the late Elsa and Harold Cohen.
Sharing in the couple’s happiness are Jamie’s brother and sister-in-law, Andrew and Ellen Meltzer; and Jeff’s brother and sister-in-law, David and Lauren Turkanis, and his sister Amanda Turkanis.
The couple, who resides in Manhattan, is planning a March 2014 wedding.