Jeffrey A. Goldstein ’77, P’12TrusteeAB, MA, PhD, MPhil.; New York, New York
Jeffrey A. Goldstein ’77 previously served as a Vassar trustee from 2003 to 2010 and was reappointed to the Board of Trustees in 2011.
Mr. Goldstein is the Chief Executive Officer of SpringHarbor Financial Group LLC and is a Senior Advisor to Hellman and Friedman LLC, a private equity firm. He previously served as a Managing Director of Hellman and Friedman from 2004 to 2009 and 2011 to 2016.
Jeffrey A. Goldstein served as Under Secretary of the Treasury for Domestic Finance and Counselor to the Secretary of the Treasury from 2009 to 2011. He advised the Secretary on policy issues related to the US banking and financial systems, regulatory reform, financial stability, federal government financing, US housing finance, management of the US Government portfolio of investments in financial institutions and auto companies, fiscal affairs and related economic and financial matters. He was also the Chairman of the Deputies of the Financial Stability Oversight Council and served on the Board of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation and was the Board Representative to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.
Mr. Goldstein was Managing Director of the World Bank from 1999 to 2004. He was also the Chief Financial Officer of the Bank. He was a member of the Management Committee responsible for corporate leadership and strategy. Mr. Goldstein also oversaw the Bank’s work with its client countries in strengthening financial and capital market systems. He helped lead the World Bank’s relationship with the G-8 countries. He served as the Bank’s representative on the Financial Stability Forum and on the IMF’s Capital Markets Consultative Group and chaired the Bank’s Pension Finance Committee.
Prior to joining the World Bank, Mr. Goldstein was Co-Chairman of BT Wolfensohn and a member of the Bankers Trust Company Management Committee. He held senior management positions and worked with BT Wolfensohn and related companies for more than 15 years. In addition to his managerial responsibilities, Mr. Goldstein also served as a financial adviser to banks and other financial institutions and industrial corporations in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. Early in his career, Mr. Goldstein taught economics at Princeton University and worked at the Brookings Institution.
Goldstein received his PhD, MPhil, and MA in economics from Yale University. He received his AB in economics from Vassar College and attended the London School of Economics. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Mr. Goldstein is a member of the Boards of Bank of New York Mellon Corp., Westfield Corp., Edelman Financial and Central Synagogue. He previously served on the Boards of LPL Holdings Inc, Grosvenor Capital Management, Arch Capital Group Ltd. and Alix Partners LLP.
He also served on the boards of Save the Children, the International Center for Research on Women, the German Marshall Fund of the United States, the Brookings Institution Global Leadership Council and the London School of Economics North American Advisory Board. Mr. Goldstein was a member and past President of the Board of Trustees of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of New York City. Mr. Goldstein is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Goldstein is married to Dr. Nancy Coles Goldstein. They have three children.