Dennis Shields Bio
|Dennis Shield died on Friday, 10 August 2018 at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan, New York City. He was the CEO and the director of LawCash since its establishment in 2000. Shield also helped create the American Legal Finance Association (ALFA). From June 1996 to May 2002, he was also the president and CEO of HealthShield Capital Corporation. Adding to his long list of accomplishments, Shields is also the founder and director of Esquire Bank, a full service, federally-chartered bank.
On 10 August 2018, Dennis Shields was found dead at Trump Tower.
|Died||10 August 2018 aged 51 years at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan|
|Cause of Death||On 29 August 2018, Dennis Shields’ cause of death was ruled undetermined.|
|Spouse (s)||Jill Schwartzberg (m 1990) Divorced
|Girlfriend||Shileds was in an on and off relationship with Bethenny Frankel, the two started dating in 2016|
|Net Worth||$11 million as of 2017
Dennis Shields Biography
Shields separated from his former wife, Jill Schwartzberg at around 2016 having married her in 1990. Her wife andFrankel’s were high school friends. The two got married in 1990 and Schwartzberg is also reportedly Frankel’s high school friend.
At the tome of his death, Shields was the CEO and director of LawCash which was established in 2000.
Dennis Shields Relationship with Bethenny Frankel
During Season 8 of Real Housewives of New York City, Frankel accused Luann de Lesseps of having sex with married men? But de Lesseps called Bethenny a hypocrite about her accusations. “She calls me a hypocrite, but she’s the hypocrite,” she said. “I’m the one getting married, I’m engaged, and Bethenny‘s still trying to get a divorce. You know, it was in the Daily Mail… she’s dating married men, not me.”
On Sunday 26 August 2018, two weeks after his death, the “Real Housewives of New York City” penned an emotional tweet. “It’s hard to breathe & I appreciate you giving me the space & support to try to do so. It’s excruciating-sudden death is no closure & constant ?s [sic] & memories,” Frankel, wrote on Twitter.
It’s hard to breathe & I appreciate you giving me the space & support to try to do so. It’s excruciating-sudden death is no closure & constant ?s & memories. Our relationship is current so it’s painfully raw. Trying to stay healthy & move through it w tears & close friends. Xo
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) August 26, 2018
Frankel took to Twitter to settle the score and said, “She’s correct. I’m dating a legally married separated man-so perfect bc I’m legally married too! @CountessLuann xo.”
— Bethenny Frankel (@Bethenny) June 8, 2016
Bethenny and Dennis had been friends for around 30 years.
Dennis Shields Death and Cause
Dennis Shield died on 10 August 2018 aged 51 years at the Trump Tower, Midtown Manhattan. The cause of death was suspected to be a drug overdose in his Trump Tower apartment on Friday. Shields, at the time of his death, asked his assistant to administer Narcan at 9 a.m.
On 13 August 2018, Shields was laid to rest in Long Island. Frankel later posted a photo to Instagram of Shields in bed with her late dog Cookie, who passed away last fall.
On 29 August 2018, Dennis Shields’ cause of death was ruled undetermined. Chief Medical Examiner Barbara Sampson said: “An OCME autopsy was not performed in this case due to a religious objection, upheld by law in such instances where no criminality is suspected.”