1974, BA in Political Science, and 1976, MBA in Real Estate, University of California, Los Angeles. Former Member of the Management Committee and a Managing Director, First Boston Corporation. 1988, founded BlackRock, a global leader in investment and technology solutions to help investors build better financial futures; currently, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Today, BlackRock is trusted to manage more money than any other investment firm in the world. Member of the Board of Trustees, New York University (NYU); Co-Chairman, NYU Langone Medical Center Board of Trustees. Member of the Board: Museum of Modern Art, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the Nature Conservancy. Member of the Advisory Board, Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management, Beijing. Member of the Executive Committee, Partnership for New York City. Named one of the "World's Greatest Leaders" by Fortune; named one of the "World's Best CEOs" for 12 consecutive years, Barron’s.