(1937- )
Inducted into the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame, 1989

Born and raised in West Hartford, Suisman attended Loomis Institute and then graduated from Yale University in 1959. At Yale, he was on the varsity golf team for three years and was captain his senior year. He qualified for the National Amateur Championships in 1960, 1962 and 1964. In 1960 he was a member of the U.S. Maccabean Golf team that competed in Israel.

He was club champion at Tumblebrook Country Club 15 times between 1958 and 1988 and served as president of the club. He was a director of the Connecticut State Golf Association for twenty years, and he served on the Executive Committee of the United States Golf Association.

He started his business career as a partner of Suisman & Blumenthal, followed by a metal brokerage business which he founded. Later, he and his brother Richard developed real estate together in the Greater Hartford area.

In the community, Suisman was active in Mount Sinai Hospital, serving as a director starting in 1965, as chairman of the board, and as president of the Mount Sinai Hospital Association. He was deeply involved in the Hartford Jewish Federation, carrying on a family tradition started by grandmother Sarah Suisman at the turn of the century.