Roger C. Altman
Roger C. Altman is Chairman of Evercore.
Mr. Altman began his investment banking career at Lehman Brothers and became a general partner of that firm in 1974. Beginning in 1977, he served as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for four years. Mr. Altman then returned to Lehman Brothers, later becoming Cohead of overall investment banking, a member of the firm's Management Committee and its Board. He remained in those positions until the firm was sold to Shearson/American Express.
In 1987, Mr. Altman joined The Blackstone Group as Vice Chairman, Head of the Firm's Merger and Acquisition Advisory Business and a member of its Investment Committee. Mr. Altman also had primary responsibility for Blackstone's international business.
Beginning in January 1993, Mr. Altman returned to Washington to serve as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury for two years. In 1996, he co-founded Evercore Partners.
Mr. Altman is a Trustee of The National Park Foundation, New Visions for Public Schools and The American Museum of Natural History, where he also serves as Chairman of the Investment Committee. He also is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations and serves on its Finance and Investment Committees.
Mr. Altman received a B.A. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.