Larry Fink

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Person.png Larry Fink  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(billionaire, banker)
Laurence D. Fink.jpg
BornNovember 2, 1952
Los Angeles
NationalityUS
Alma materUCLA
Founder ofBlackRock
Interestsfinance
CEO of the largest money-management firm in the world

Laurence Douglas "Larry" Fink is the chairman and CEO of BlackRock,the largest money-management firm in the world with more than $6.5 trillion in assets under management.

Career

Fink started his career in 1976 at First Boston, a New York-based investment bank. Eventually taking charge of First Boston's bond department, Fink was instrumental in the creation and development of the mortgage-backed security market in the United States. At First Boston, Fink was a member of the Management Committee and a Managing Director.

BlackRock

In 1988, under the corporate umbrella of The Blackstone Group, Fink co-founded BlackRock and became its Director and CEO. When BlackRock split from Blackstone in 1994, Fink retained his positions, which he continued to hold after BlackRock became more independent in 1998.

Donald Trump

In December 2016, Fink joined a business forum assembled by then president-elect Donald Trump to provide strategic and policy advice on economic issues. He has a personal fortune of more than $1 billion.



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