Eric is an Advisory Director to Goldman Sachs and chairman emeritus of Global Equity Capital Markets, having served as its founder and head from 1985 to 1997. Eric continues to serve as a member of the Commitments Committee and Firmwide Capital Committee of Goldman Sachs. In 1998, Eric was awarded the first Lifetime Achievement Award by International Financial Review (IFR). In 2004 he received the Special Award for Equities in celebration of IFR’s 30th anniversary.
Eric earned an AB from Marietta College in 1964 and an MBA from Harvard in 1967. He earned an honorary LLD from Marietta College in 1995, where he serves as an emeritus trustee.
Eric is a member of the Board of Managers of The School of American Research in Santa Fe and the Board of Governors of The Museum of Arts and Design in New York. Eric lives with his wife, Barbara, in Pound Ridge and Manhattan, New York