Richard A. Marin
Richard A. Marin is a 37-year finance industry executive who is currently President and CEO of The New York Wheel, L.L.C. He also is involved in managing private equity investments, consulting on major commercial real estate restructuring, acting as an expert witness in securities litigations and teaching asset management at Cornell’s Johnson School of Management.
He was most recently President and CEO of Ironwood Global, LLC., a distressed residential mortgage investment company and prior to that, Chairman and CEO of AFI (USA), a major commercial property developer where he negotiated $2.3B in commercial mortgage restructurings. He is the former Chairman and CEO of Bear Stearns Asset Management, a long-time executive and member of the Management Committee of Bankers Trust Company, Vice Chairman of BT Alex Brown and Chairman and CEO of Deutsche Asset Management. He is a founder and partner of Beehive Ventures, a highly successful venture capital company.
Mr. Marin has also been a member of the faculty of the Johnson School at Cornell University for six years, where he is a Clinical Professor and teaches courses in hedge funds, securities finance and pension funds. In connection with this he is under contract with Wiley & Sons for the publication of a book he has written on the global pension crisis, due for release in September, 2013.
He is Chairman of the Johnson School’s Advisory Council and serves on the advisory boards of the Cayuga MBA Fund, the Parker Center for Investment Research, the Big Red Venture Fund, and the Cornell Financial Engineering Center. He was elected to the Johnson School Hall of Honor in 2001. A 1975 graduate of Cornell University with a B.A. in economics and government, Mr. Marin received an M.B.A. in finance from the Johnson School in 1976.
Mr. Marin is the director of several private technology companies, is on the advisory board for CRA Rogers Casey, is an advisor to Penbridge Advisors and has been a director of CARE, the global relief and development agency since 2008.