Loews’ Jonathan Tisch and Oak Tree Capital’s Howard Marks Are Among the Top Water Consumers in the Hamptons

The top water users in Southampton and East Hampton has been released as Suffolk County urges residents to cut down on consumption.

Jonathan Tisch giving a speech.
Loews Hotels CEO Jonathan Tisch. (Photo by Michael Ostuni/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)

Amid a water advisory in New York’s Suffolk County, Loews Hotels CEO and New York Giants co-owner Jonathan Tisch was found to use seven million gallons of water per year, as was Sun Capital Partners CEO Marc Leder.

Their names, along with other top water users in the region, was released by the Suffolk County Water Authority.

Topping the list was Ickenham Limited, a limited liability company that owns a 10-bedroom mansion, which used more than 16 million gallons of water in the past year, as reported by Sag Harbor Express. In comparison, the average annual water usage of residents in Suffolk County is 130,000 gallons.

Others on the list include Southampton resident Joann Goldsman, wife of A Beautiful Mind screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, who used nine million gallons annually.

And in East Hampton, Robert Taubman of real estate trust Taubman Centers and Howard Marks, co-founder of Oaktree Capital Management, were exposed for their use of four million gallons each.

Meanwhile, the Suffolk County Water Authority released recommendations for cutting down water usage, after declaring a Stage 1 Water Emergency Alert “to ensure that there is sufficient water for firefighting and other emergency purposes.” Loews’ Jonathan Tisch and Oak Tree Capital’s Howard Marks Are Among the Top Water Consumers in the Hamptons