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Robert Rubin

Robert (Bob) Rubin, former United States Secretary of the Treasury, serves as a counselor of the firm.  In his role at Centerview, Mr. Rubin serves as a sounding board and advisor to clients across the firm’s various activities, bringing years of experience in finance and public policy.

Following a more than 25-year career at Goldman Sachs, including serving as the company’s Co-Chairman from 1990 to 1992, Mr. Rubin joined the Clinton administration in 1993.  There, he served in the White House as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and the first director of the National Economic Council.  He served as the 70th United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1995 to 1999.  As secretary, Mr. Rubin played a leading role in many of the nation’s most important policy debates.  From 1999 to 2009, Mr. Rubin served as a member of the board of directors at Citigroup and as a senior advisor to the company. Mr. Rubin joined Centerview in 2010.

In June 2017, Mr. Rubin concluded his 10-year term as co-chairman of the Council on Foreign Relations, and now serves as co-chairman emeritus.  He serves on the board of trustees of the Mount Sinai Health System. From 2002 to 2014, he was a member of the Harvard Corporation, and from 2016 to 2022, he served as a member of its Finance Committee. He is also chairman of the board of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s leading community development support organization.  In 2006, Mr. Rubin was one of the founders of The Hamilton Project, an economic policy project housed at the Brookings Institution that offers a strategic vision and innovative policy proposals on how to create a growing economy that benefits more Americans.  He is the author of The Yellow Pad: Making Better Decisions in an Uncertain World (2023) and In An Uncertain World: Tough Choices from Wall Street to Washington (2003), a New York Times bestseller and one of Business Week's ten best business books of the year.

Mr. Rubin graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College in 1960 with an A.B. in economics.  He received a L.L.B. from Yale Law School in 1964 and attended the London School of Economics. He has received honorary degrees from Harvard, Yale, Columbia and other universities.

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Announced: Q1 2024
Value: $78.6 million
Status: Closed

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