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Board of Trustees

Officers of the Board

David A. Tanner ’84, Chair

Florence A. Davis ’79, Vice Chair

Anthony Welters ’77, Chairman Emeritus


Members of the Board

Leslie Abbey '95, Chief Executive Officer, Hot Bread Kitchen

Debo Adegbile ’94, Partner, WilmerHale

Jeffrey Aronson ’83, Founder and Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners

Lawrence Barshay ’91, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Barbara L. Becker ’88, Chair and Managing Partner, Gibson Dunn & Crutcher

James R. Berman ’94

Charles Chasin ’83, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley

Honorable Raymond T. Chen '94, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Evan Chesler ’75, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore

Stuart Coleman ’79, Partner, Proskauer Rose LLP

Stuyvesant Pierrepont Comfort ’95, LLM ’96, Founder, Conversion Venture Capital

Cathy Cramer ’88, CEO, Family Legal Care

Florence A. Davis ’79, President, The Starr Foundation

John M. Desmarais ’88, Founding Partner, Desmarais LLP

James Deutsch, Co-Chief Executive and Portfolio Manager, Gilder Gagnon Howe & Co.

Theane Evangelis ’03, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Matthew Feldman ’88, Co-Chairman, Willkie Farr & Gallagher, LLP

Steven Fisch ‘89, Co-Managing Principal, Continental Properties

Anthony Foxx ’96

Karen J. Freedman ’80, Executive Director, Lawyers for Children

Vijaya Gadde ’00

Dean Garfield ’94, Vice President, Public Policy, Netflix Inc. 

Helam Gebremariam ’10, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Robert Gold ’84

Sandra Goldstein ’87, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis

James Gorton ‘86, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP

Damaris Hernandez ’07, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Margaret Hoppin ’12

Sherrilyn Ifill ’87, Senior Fellow, Ford Foundation

Mitchell L. Jacobson ’76, Chairman, MSC Industrial Direct Company

Matthew Johnson ’93, Founding Partner, Johnson Shapiro Slewett & Kole LLP

Stephen Kaplan ’83, Principal, Nalpak Capital LLC

David Katz ’88, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

James Kaye '89, General Counsel, Moore Capital Management

Andrew Klein ’08, CEO & Founder, BullsBridge Capital LLC

Alan M. Klinger ’81, Co-Managing Partner, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

Darina Kogan-Bellamy ’04, Partner, White & Case LLP

Alan Kornberg ’77, Of Counsel, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison

Sloan N. Lindemann ’93 

Martin Lipton ’55, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Honorable Raymond J. Lohier ’91, Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Nancy Mahon ’89, Senior Vice President, Global Corporate Citizenship and Sustainability The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

Jessica Amy Malkin ’02

Mimi Marziani ’08, President, Texas Civil Rights Project

Christopher Meade ’96, General Counsel, BlackRock Inc.

Jonathan Mechanic ’77, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson

Roger Meltzer ’77, Chairman Emeritus, DLA Piper

Nikhil Mittal ’98, Managing Partner, Molecule Ventures

Sara E. Moss ’74, Vice Chairman, The Estée Lauder Companies

Inosi Nyatta LLM ’00, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Marc Platt ’82, President, Marc Platt Productions

Gregory N. Racz ’98, President and Co-Founder, MGG Investment Group 

Valerie Radwaner ’87, Deputy Chair, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Kenneth M. Raisler ’76, Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell

Rachel F. Robbins ’76

Gerald Rosenfeld PhD, Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Lazard

David Ross ‘89, Senior Mediator, JAMS, Inc.

Eric M. Roth ’77, Of Counsel, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Jeffrey Saper ’71, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Jesse Sharf ’86, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Tom Shropshire ’98, General Counsel & Company Secretary, Diageo

Kathryn Sudol ’98, Partner & General Counsel, KKR

David A. Tanner ’84, Managing Director, Three Mile Capital LLC

Elana B. Wilf Tanzman ’12, Clinical Fellow, Rutgers Law School

Steven Tuttleman ’84, Co-Founding Partner, Blue 9 Capital

Anthony Welters ’77, Executive Chairman, BlackIvy Group, LLC

Leonard A. Wilf LLM ’77, President, Garden Homes

Mark Wilf ’87, President, Garden Homes

Treby Williams ’88, Executive Vice President, Princeton University

Janet Booth Zide ’87


Life Trustees

Rocco Andriola ’82, LLM ’86, Former Managing Director, Millennium Partners

Sheila L. Birnbaum ’65, Partner, Dechert LLP

Leonard Boxer ’63, Senior Counsel, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan

Murray H. Bring ’59, Vice Chairman & General Counsel (Retired), Altria Group

Thomas Reed Brome ’67, Partner (Retired), Cravath, Swaine & Moore

David Boies II LLM ’67, Chairman, Boies, Schiller & Flexner

Zachary W. Carter ’75

Kathryn Cassell Chenault ’80

William T. Comfort, III ’94, LLM ’99, Principal, Conversion Capital Partners

William T. Comfort Jr. LLM ’64,Managing Partner, Court Square Capital Partners

Joel S. Ehrenkranz ’61, LLM ’63, Senior Partner, Ehrenkranz Partners L.P.

Alfred B. Engelberg ’65

Laurie R. Ferber ’80, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, MF Global

M. Carr Ferguson LLM ’60, Senior Counsel, Davis, Polk & Wardwell

Alan L. Fuchsberg ’79, Partner, The Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Firm

Jeffrey N. Greenblatt ’83, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer, Monarch Capital Holdings

Ronald Grossman ’62, President, RG Advisory Services

Wayne R. Hannah Jr. ’57, Retired Partner, Dentons

Rita E. Hauser

Scott Hoffman ’87, Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel, Lazard

Alan S. Kava ’90

Jerome H. Kern ’60

Robert Kindler ’80, Vice Chairman and Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Morgan Stanley

R. May Lee ’90, Partner, The Seelig Group

José Maldonado ’80, Chief Deputy Attorney General for the Criminal Justice Division for the Office of the NYS Attorney

David Malkin ’67, Attorney at Law

Jerome A. Manning ’52

Randal Milch ’85, Co-Chair, NYU Center for Cybersecurity; and Distinguished Fellow, Reiss Center on Law and Security

Ronald Moelis ’82, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, L&M Equity Participants

Virginia Molino ’76 

Darilyn T. Olidge ’93, General Counsel, Brightwood

Martin D. Payson ’61, Managing Partner, Carl Marks Healthcare Partners

The Honorable Stewart G. Pollock ’57, Of Counsel, Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti

Catherine A. Rein ’68, Former President & Chief Administrative Officer, Metropolitan Life Auto & Home

Ingeborg Rennert, Renco Group

Robert Rosenkranz, Chairman, Delphi Capital Management

Ellen Schall ’72, Senior Presidential Fellow and Martin Cherkasky Professor of Health Policy & Management at NYU Wagner, New York University

Brian L. Schorr ’82, Chief Legal Officer and Partner, Trian Fund Management

Andrew J. Segal ’92, Chairman and CEO, Boxer Property

The Honorable O. Peter Sherwood ’71, Justice (Retired), Supreme Court of the State of New York

Warren J. Sinsheimer, LLM ’57

Gavin Solotar ’92, Managing Director and General Counsel, Spotlight Advisors

Martha E. Stark ’86, Professor, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

Lewis R. Steinberg ’84, LLM ’92, Managing Director, Mergers and Acquisitions, Bank of America Merrill Lynch 

Eileen Sudler ’74, General Counsel, The Sudler Companies

Peter D. Sudler ’73, President, The Sudler Companies

John Suydam ’85, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Compliance Officer Apollo Global Management

Vincent S. Tese, LLM ’73, Retired Executive Chairman, FCB Financial Holdings, Inc.

Louis B. Thalheimer ’69, Chairman & CEO, Lord Baltimore Capital Corporation

Herbert M. Wachtell ’54, Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

Gary D. Way ’83

William J. Williams Jr. LLB ’61, Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell


In Memoriam


Lester Pollack ’57, Chairman Emeritus (1998-2008), Chairman and Founder, Centre Partners Management 

Jay M. Furman ’71, Principal, R.D. Management Corporation

Charles Klein ’63, Co-Founder, American Securities

George T. Lowy ’55, Senior Counsel, Cravath, Swaine & Moore 


Life Trustees

Stephanie Abramson ’69

Paul S. Berger ’57, Partner (Retired), Arnold & Porter

John J. Creedon ’55, LLM ’62, Former President & Chief Executive Officer, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Ciro A. Gamboni ’65, Partner, Cahill Gordon & Reindel

Barry H. Garfinkel, Of Counsel, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom

Norma Z. Paige ’46, Chairman Emeritus, Astronautics Corporation of America

The Honorable Rose Luttan Rubin ’42