Bachelor, University Illinois, 1969. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1973. Doctor of Laws, Rutgers University, 2006.
Bond officer Continental Illinois National Bank, Chicago, 1970-1973. Assistant vice president BancOhio Corporation, Columbus, 1974-1975. With Goldman, Sachs & Company, New York City, 1975—1999, vice president, 1977, partner, 1980, member management committee, 1985-1994, co-head fixed income division, partner, 1985-1994, chairman, Chief Executive Officer, 1994-1999.
United States Senator from New Jersey, 2001—2006. Governor State of New Jersey, Trenton, 2006—2010. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer MF Global Holdings Ltd., New York City, since 2010.
Operating partner J.C. Flowers & Company, LLC, since 2010. John L. Weinberg Goldman Sachs & Company visiting professor Woodrow Wilson School Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, 2010—2011. Board directors MF Global Holdings Ltd., since 2010.
Visiting professor Princeton University, since 2010. Reserve United States Marine Corps, 1969-1975.
Board directors New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1993-1994, chairman council trustees, since 1995, New York Philharmonic, 1996, Overlook Hospital, Summit, New Jersey. Director Family Services, Summit, New Jersey. Co-chaired the Summit area Young Men’s Christian Association’s Second Century Campaign.
Trustee Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, District of Columbia, University Chicago, New York University Child Study Center. Member Public Securities Association (vice chairman 1985, chairman 1986).
Married Joanne Dougherty, September 8, 1968 (divorced 2003). Children: Jennifer, Joshua, Jeffrey.