John Alexander Thain

Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC

John Alexander Thain

John Alexander Thain

Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Goldman Sachs Group, L.P.
Merrill Lynch Canada, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

11474

Number of Boards

25

Birthday

1955 - Antioch, IL, United States

Age

64

Number of Awards

5

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Co-Founder at Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust

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Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Neurosurgeon-in-Chief at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Former Chairman, President, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (Inactive)

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Partner at GRS Partners LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at The Hearst Corp.

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President & Trustee at Boston Athenæum

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Senior Managing Director at Brock Capital Group LLC

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Co-Founder at Castle Harlan, Inc.

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Founder at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

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John Alexander Thain
Co-Founder at Pine Island Capital Partners LLC
Education
MBA
Class of 1979

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BS
Class of 1977

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Memberships
Life Member
Current

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Career History
Co-Founder
2017 - ?

Pine Island Capital Partners is a newly-found boutique private investment partnership that provides a small group of exceptional investors with strategic, underwritten, and managed equity investment in the middle markets.

Head, Wealth Management & Corporate & Investment Banking
2007 - 2009

Bank of America Corp. is a bank and financial holding company, which engages in the provision of banking and nonbank financial services. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Banking, Global Wealth and Investment Management, Global Banking, Global Markets, and All Other. The Consumer Banking segment offers credit, banking, and investment products and services to consumers and small businesses. The Global Wealth and Investment Management provides client experience through a network of financial advisors focused on to meet their needs through a full set of investment management, brokerage, banking, and retirement products. The Global Banking segment deals with lending-related products and services, integrated working capital management and treasury solutions to clients, and underwriting and advisory services. The Global Markets segment includes sales and trading services, as well as research, to institutional clients across fixed-income, credit, currency, commodity, and equity businesses. The All Other segment consists of asset and liability management activities, equity investments, non-core mortgage loans and servicing activities, the net impact of periodic revisions to the mortgage servicing rights (MSR) valuation model for both core and non-core MSRs, other liquidating businesses, residual expense allocations and other. The company was founded by Amadeo Peter Giannini in 1904 is headquartered in Charlotte, NC.

2007 - 2008

Merrill Lynch is one of the world’s premier providers of wealth management, securities trading and sales, corporate finance and investment banking services. More than 60,000 professionals in 40 countries combine local market expertise with Merrill Lynch’s substantial global product resources, technology and capital.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2007 - 2009

The Group's principal activities are to provide investment, financing, advisory, insurance and related products and services on a global basis. The Group's services includes securities brokerage, trading, insurance, record keeping and underwriting through its broker, dealer, banking, insurance and other financial services subsidiaries. The Group operates in three business segments: Global Markets and Investment Banking group, Global Private Client, and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. The principal subsidiary of the Group is Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc., which provides securities brokerage, option contracts, commodity and financial futures contracts, selected insurance products, options, corporate and municipal securities, investment banking and business advisory services. The Group operates in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Pacific Rim, Canada and Latin America. In 2005, the Group acquired Pax Clearing Corp, the advest Group and Amvescap Plc.

Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2007

NYSE Euronext operates financial markets and provides trading solutions. It offers an array of products and services in cash equities, futures, options, swaps, exchange-traded products, bonds, clearing operations, market data, commercial technology solutions and carbon trading, all designed to meet the evolving needs of investors, issuers, financial institutions and market participants. The company was founded by Jean-François Théodore in 2007 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
2005 - 2007

NYSE Group, Inc. operates multiple securities stock exchange. It through its subsidiaries operates multiple securities market centers, including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NYSE Arca (formerly known as the Archipelago Exchange and the Pacific Exchange). It provides securities listings, market information products and services. It offers a range of investment vehicles and order execution services. It operate as electronic platform used to trade securities and security-related financial instruments. It is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

The French-American Foundation is supported by the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations committed to strengthening the French-American relationship.

Director
2004 - 2007

New York Stock Exchange, Inc. operates securities exchange market. The company offers services to equity and stock market participants like listed companies, individual and institutional investors, and member firms of the stock exchange. It bring together cash equities and derivatives exchange for listings, trading in cash equities, equity and interest rate derivatives, bonds, and the distribution of market data. New York Stock Exchange was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in New York City, NY

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Howard University is a nationally acclaimed, research-oriented institution, which was founded to provide stellar education to African-American students. Howard may be the most well-known Historically Black University (HBCU). Located in the culturally rich U Street/Shaw neighborhood of Washington, DC, Howard finds itself surrounded by politics and artists. Students come to Howard not merely for a rigorous education, but to have a well-rounded, culturally inspired, politically informed university experience. Howard offers bachelor’s degrees in a wide range of studies, has graduate programs, and offers doctorate programs in law, medicine and pharmaceutical studies. Students are able to take advantage of research studies to build their resumes, as well as study abroad programs to enlighten their global perspectives. Howard University is a competitive institution that boasts the some of the best professors and professionals in their field. Faculty and students alike are proud to be members of such a prestigious and historically significant institution. If you’re looking for a first class education in the heart of the nation’s capital, Howard University may have an academic future for you.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 +
2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

$5M - $10M
2015

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$1,000 +
2014

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Political Donations
$32.4K
2014

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

$2,600
2014

Senator from Texas

$32.4K
2013

The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is the only national organization solely devoted to electing Republicans to the U.S. Senate. The NRSC provides invaluable support and assistance to current and prospective Republican U.S. Senate candidates in the areas of budget planning, election law compliance, fundraising, communications tools and messaging, research and strategy.

Transactions
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New York Stock Exchange, Inc. purchases Archipelago Holdings, Inc. from General Atlantic LLC

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Advisors
Legal Advisor

Managing Partner, Executive Compensation & Benefits Practice Group at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Awards & Honors
Rank #89
2014
Crain's New York Business - Most Connected New Yorkers
Rank #97
2013
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
Rank #70
2012
Crain's New York Business Magazine - New York Area's Fortunate 100
Events
Attendee
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area
4th Annual Morgan Stanley U.S. Financials Conference

Speaker
2013 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

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