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Roger Altman is an investment banker, private equity investor and former United States Deputy Treasury Secretary under Bill Clinton.



Altman was a general partner of Lehman Brothers from 1974 to 1977. [1] From 1977 to 1981 he served as the Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of the Treasury, during which time he helped oversee the then-troubled financial affairs of Chrysler.

From 1978-1990 Served with Clark Clifford as the chief American counsel for BCCI, also President of First American Bank.

In 1981, he returned to Lehman Brothers, where he became the co-head of investment banking and served on the board of the company and the management committee.

In 1987, Altman joined the newly-formed Blackstone Group as vice-chairman, head of its mergers and acquisitions advisory business and a member of the investment committee.

In 1993, Altman returned to Washington DC to serve as the Deputy Secretary of the US Treasury, before resigning in 1994 because of a record-keeping scandal.[2][3]

In 1996 Altman co-founded Evercore Partners, a boutique advisory and private equity investment company in New York City, and currently serves as Chairman and Co-CEO.

Altman was an advisor to John Kerry during Kerry's 2004 presidential campaign.[4]

In 2008, Altman was an advisor to Hillary Clinton during Clinton's failed bid for nomination as the Democratic party candidate for President of the United States. [5]

In 2009, Altman was on the list of Bilderberg Meeting Attendees in Greece. [6]


Altman is a graduate of The Roxbury Latin School, Georgetown University and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business.

Links to Published Articles

See Foreign Affairs Magazine-The Great Crash, 2008 - A Geopolitical Setback for the West


  1. ^ - Executive Profiles
  2. ^ [1] CNN Cast of Characters 1999]
  3. ^ [2] CNN The RTC Investigation July 7, 1997
  4. ^ [3] SourceWatch encyclopedia of people Roger C. Altman
  5. ^ [4]
  6. ^ [5]


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