John A. Thain

Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC

John A. Thain

John A. Thain

Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Goldman Sachs Group, L.P.
Efficient Finance Ltd.

RelSci Relationships

9274

Number of Boards

27

Birthday

1955 - Antioch, IL, United States

Age

66

Number of Awards

5

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Member, MIT Corporation at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Co-Founder at Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust

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President & Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Former Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Inactive)

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Chief Financial Officer at Uber Technologies, Inc.

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Chair Emeritus & Board of Trustees at Northeastern University

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Chief Executive Officer at Warburg Pincus LLC

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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Senior Chair at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

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Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC
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Pico Quantitative Trading LLC provides financial technology services. Its offers products which include colocation, low latency network, market data, managed services, regulatory reporting and execution technology. The company was founded by Jarrod Yuster in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Spouse
Member, MIT Corporation at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Education
MBA
Class of 1979

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BS
Class of 1977

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Life Member
Current

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Co-Founder
2017 - Current

Pine Island Capital Partners is a newly-found boutique private investment partnership that provides a small group of exceptional investors with strategic, underwritten, and managed equity investment in the middle markets.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior - 2016

CIT was born in 1908 when Henry Ittleson found a new way to make financing available to businesses in St. Louis, Missouri. Soon CIT was forging paths across the country, into Canada and overseas. After 100 years, financing remains at the heart of the company. But time and experience have produced innovations unimagined a century ago. True to its pioneering legacy, CIT remains an agent of opportunity, providing new resources and fresh perspectives to over one million clients across thirty industries around the globe.

Head, Wealth Management & Corporate & Investment Banking
2007 - 2009

Bank of America Corp. is a bank and financial holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and nonbank financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and All Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers credit, banking, and investment products and services to consumers and small businesses. The Global Wealth and Investment Management provides client experience through a network of financial advisors focused on to meet their needs through a full set of investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products. The Global Banking segment deals with lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services. The Global Markets segment includes sales and trading services, as well as research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity, and equity businesses. The All Other segment consists of asset and liability management activities, equity investments, non-core mortgage loans and servicing activities, the net impact of periodic revisions to the mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation model for both core and non-core MSRs, other liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2007 - 2009

The Group's principal activities are to provide investment, financing, advisory, insurance and related products and services on a global basis. The Group's services includes securities brokerage, trading, insurance, record keeping and underwriting through its broker, dealer, banking, insurance and other financial services subsidiaries. The Group operates in three business segments: Global Markets and Investment Banking group, Global Private Client, and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. The principal subsidiary of the Group is Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., which provides securities brokerage, option contracts, commodity and financial futures contracts, selected insurance products, options, corporate and municipal securities, investment banking and business advisory services. The Group operates in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Pacific Rim, Canada and Latin America. In 2005, the Group acquired Pax Clearing Corp, the advest Group and Amvescap Plc.

Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2007

NYSE Euronext operates financial markets and provides trading solutions. It offers an array of products and services in cash equities, futures, options, swaps, exchange-traded products, bonds, clearing operations, market data, commercial technology solutions and carbon trading, all designed to meet the evolving needs of investors, issuers, financial institutions and market participants. The company was founded by Jean-François Théodore in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
2004 - 2007

A leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies, NYSE Euronext (NYX) is the holding company and the first cross-border exchange group created by the combination of NYSE Group, Inc. and Euronext N.V., on April 4, 2007. The Company’s exchanges located in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income, and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products) from more than 55 countries, NYSE Euronext's equities markets—the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE MKT, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca—represent one-third of the world's equities trading and the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, a leading European derivatives business and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading, and NYSE Liffe U.S., which is a global, multi-asset class futures exchange. The U.S. Derivatives Clearing Organization, The New York Portfolio Clearing, LLC ( a joint venture of DTCC and NYSE Euronext) delivers unique capital efficiencies to the market. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies, the world's leading provider of end-to-end electronic trading solutions. NYSE Technologies’ flexible and scalable products deliver robust and integrated solutions, from single trading positions to complete exchange platforms. Its leading edge software, combined with high performance connectivity, provides the global trading community with innovative tools, access to liquidity and worldwide markets and third-party, value-added applications.

Director
2004 - 2007

New York Stock Exchange, Inc. operates securities exchange market. The company offers services to equity and stock market participants like listed companies, individual and institutional investors, and member firms of the stock exchange. It bring together cash equities and derivatives exchange for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds, and the distribution of market data. New York Stock Exchange was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in New York City, NY

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Howard University is a nationally acclaimed, research-oriented institution, which was founded to provide stellar education to African-American students. Howard may be the most well-known Historically Black University (HBCU). Located in the culturally rich U Street/Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, Howard finds itself surrounded by politics and artists. Students come to Howard not merely for a rigorous education, but to have a well-rounded, culturally inspired, politically informed university experience. Howard offers bachelor's degrees in a wide range of studies, has graduate programs, and offers doctorate programs in law, medicine and pharmaceutical studies. Students are able to take advantage of research studies to build their resumes, as well as study abroad programs to enlighten their global perspectives. Howard University is a competitive institution that boasts the some of the best professors and professionals in their field. Faculty and students alike are proud to be members of such a prestigious and historically significant institution. If youre looking for a first class education in the heart of the nation's capital, Howard University may have an academic future for you.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$250K - $500K
2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$250K - $500K
2018

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$2.5M - $10M
2017

New York Botanical Garden scientists, postdoctoral researchers, Ph.D. candidates, research associates, highly-trained technical staff, interns, and volunteers work to explore, understand, document, conserve, and manage Earth’s plant, algal, and fungal diversity. Interrelated approaches promote multiple levels of discovery and rapid advancement of understanding. Systematics Geographic Area Programs. With a sustained network of active field research since 1891—and a particular focus on six geographic areas in the New and Old World—Garden scientists work with local colleagues and collaborating institutions to explore, understand, and conserve biological diversity. Plant Groups. With expertise across all of the major, ancient evolutionary lineages—algae, fungi, lichens, mosses, liverworts, ferns, gymnosperms—plus many groups of flowering plants that we see around us—Garden scientists carry fundamental knowledge for finding solutions to environmental and natural resource challenges now being brought about by rapid global change. Laboratory Research. With modern laboratories and state-of-the-art techniques such as DNA analysis, Garden scientists explore plants, algae, and fungi and their relationships at their most essential levels—pushing the boundaries of knowledge about life and leading to new discoveries. Conservation Conservation. With conservation initiatives to identify plant species at risk of extinction and inform plans to protect them and their ecosystems, Garden scientists reduce negative consequences for human well-being and the biological diversity of the planet at both local and global levels. Plants and People. With a focus on useful plants—both those that are global resources with great economic impact as well as species used regionally by indigenous peoples and local communities—Garden scientists find solutions for conserving and sustainably managing the plant resources on which the well-being of people depends. Outreach Training and Science Education. With a renowned professional staff and unmatched scientific facilities, the Garden trains the finest young botanists possible in order to expand knowledge about plant diversity and accelerate the translation and sharing of that knowledge for the benefit of humankind. Science Offerings & Events. With visitor-oriented exhibits, Gallery Talks, Science Open Houses, professional conferences, and more, the Garden enhances understanding and advances discovery about plants, algae, and fungi found around the world—and their relationships to each other, to their ecosystems, and to people

Political Donations
$32.4K
2014

Senator at Office of the Senator from Alaska, Daniel S. Sullivan

$2,600
2014

Senator from Texas

$32.4K
2013

Senator at Office of the Senator from Alaska, Daniel S. Sullivan

Transactions
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CIT Group, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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New York Stock Exchange, Inc. purchases Archipelago Holdings, Inc. from General Atlantic LLC

Public Holdings
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Advisors
Legal Advisor

Managing Partner, Executive Compensation & Benefits Practice Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Awards & Honors
Rank #89
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
Rank #97
2013
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
Rank #70
2012
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
Events
Attendee
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
4th Annual Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials Conference

Speaker
2013 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

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