Thomas A. Russo

Former General Counsel, Executive Vice President-Legal & Compliance at AIG

Thomas A. Russo

Thomas A. Russo

Former General Counsel, Executive Vice President-Legal & Compliance at AIG

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Career Highlights

AIG

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3520

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1944

Age

77

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Former Managing Director at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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Former President at Brown & Associates, Inc. (Arkansas)

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President at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Fund Advisor at Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Freedom Investors Corp.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Linsco/Private Ledger Securities, Inc.

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President, Treasurer & Secretary at Pechter, Inc.

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Edward D. Jones & Co. LP

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Principal at Story Trading, LLC

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada

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Thomas A. Russo
Former General Counsel, Executive Vice President-Legal & Compliance at AIG
Education
Undergraduate Degree, Phi Beta Kappa

Fordham University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university based in New York City, United States. It was founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York in 1841 as St. John's College, placed in the care of the Society of Jesus shortly thereafter, and has since become an independent institution under a lay board of trustees, which describes the University as "in the Jesuit tradition." Fordham is composed of ten constituent colleges, four of which are for undergraduates and six of which are for postgraduates. It enrolls approximately 15,000 students across three campuses in New York State: Rose Hill in the Bronx, Lincoln Center in Manhattan, and Westchester in West Harrison. In addition to these campuses, the University maintains a study abroad center in the United Kingdom and field offices in Spain and South Africa. Fordham awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as various master's and doctoral degrees.

JD

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

MBA

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management is the graduate business school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university located in Ithaca, New York. It was founded in 1946 and renamed in 1984 after Samuel Curtis Johnson, founder of S.C. Johnson & Son, following his family's $20 million endowment gift to the school in his honor—at the time, the largest gift to any business school in the world. The school is housed in Sage Hall and supports 59 full-time faculty members. There are about 600 Master of Business Administration (MBA) students in the full-time two-year and Accelerated MBA programs and 375 Executive MBA students. The school counts over 11,000 alumni and publishes the academic journal Administrative Science Quarterly.

Memberships
Member
Current

The Economic Club of New York is a membership organization with members drawn from the top executive levels of business, industry and finance. The Club is nonpolitical, nonpartisan and nonprofit. Founded in 1907, the Club has served ever since as a major forum for discussion on a wide range of public issues of interest to business people.

Member
Current

Founded in 2006, the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation is dedicated to enhancing the competitiveness of U.S. capital markets and ensuring the stability of the U.S. financial system. Our reports and releases provide lawmakers and regulators with concrete policy recommendations based on rigorous empirical research. We support the use of robust cost-benefit analysis as a critical component of financial regulatory reform. Our membership includes thirty-three leaders drawn from the finance, investment, business, law, accounting, and academic communities. The Committee is chaired jointly by Glenn Hubbard (Dean, Columbia Business School) and John L. Thornton (Chairman, The Brookings Institution) and directed by Prof. Hal S. Scott (Nomura Professor and Director of the Program on International Financial Systems, Harvard Law School). The Committee is an independent and non-partisan 501(c)(3) research organization, financed by contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations.

Career History
Chief Legal Officer & Executive Vice President
1993 - 2008

Lehman Brothers Holdings, Inc. engages in the provision of securities underwriting and investment services. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

General Counsel, Executive Vice President-Legal & Compliance
2010 - 2016
AIG

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) is a leading international insurance organization serving customers in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions. AIG companies serve commercial, institutional, and individual customers through one of the most extensive worldwide property-casualty networks of any insurer. In addition, AIG companies are leading providers of life insurance and retirement services in the United States. AIG traces its root to 1919, when American Cornelius Vander Starr established a general insurance agency, American Asiatic Underwriters, in Shanghai, China. Since then, an enterprising spirit, ingenuity, and tenacity have built the company into one of the world’s leading insurers. Today, AIG is focused on what it has been known for since the beginning: the willingness and ability to provide insurance coverage to meet the diverse needs of its clients.

Partner
Prior

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has put over 200 years of legal experience and innovation to work today. As one of the world's most prominent financial services law firms, they have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients.

Boards & Committees
Vice Chairman
Prior

Lehman Brothers, Inc. was a broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. They provided global equity and fixed research. The equity research department covered more than 100 sectors. They used a fundamental, quantitative, strategic and tactical research approach. In addition to these Lehman had also developed special products, such as 10 uncommon values and 10 uncommon eurovalues.

Member, Management Committee
Prior

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP has put over 200 years of legal experience and innovation to work today. As one of the world's most prominent financial services law firms, they have long-standing client relationships with premier financial institutions, Fortune 500 companies and other leading corporations, government entities, charitable and health care organizations, and individual private clients.

Vice Chair, Board of Trustees
Current

Institute for International Education An independent not-for-profit founded in 1919, IIE is among the world's largest and most experienced international education and training organizations. We are committed to delivering program excellence to a diverse range of participants, sponsors, and donors.

Member, National Board of Trustees
Prior

March of Dimes Foundation is a non-profit organization for pregnancy and baby health. The organization works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. March of Dimes Foundation was founded on January 3, 1938 and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

Board Member
Prior

THE INSTITUTE'S MISSION FOCUSES ON TWO PRIMARY AREAS - EDUCATION AND ETHICS DIRECTED AT IMPROVING THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY.

Member, International Advisory Committee
Prior

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works within the Federal Reserve System and with other public and private sector institutions to foster the safety, soundness and vitality of our economic and financial systems.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2018

Fordham University is a private, nonprofit, coeducational research university based in New York City, United States. It was founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York in 1841 as St. John's College, placed in the care of the Society of Jesus shortly thereafter, and has since become an independent institution under a lay board of trustees, which describes the University as "in the Jesuit tradition." Fordham is composed of ten constituent colleges, four of which are for undergraduates and six of which are for postgraduates. It enrolls approximately 15,000 students across three campuses in New York State: Rose Hill in the Bronx, Lincoln Center in Manhattan, and Westchester in West Harrison. In addition to these campuses, the University maintains a study abroad center in the United Kingdom and field offices in Spain and South Africa. Fordham awards the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees, as well as various master's and doctoral degrees.

$5,000 +
2018

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals operates as a non-profit organization that promotes humane principles, prevents cruelty, and alleviates pain, fear and suffering of animals through nationwide information, awareness and advocacy. The company was founded by Henry Bergh on April 10, 1866 and is headquartered in New York City, NY.

$5,000 - $10K
2018

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) is a performing arts venue in Brooklyn, New York City, known as a center for progressive and avant garde performance. It presented its first performance in 1861 and began operations in its present location in 1908.

Political Donations
$500
2009

Senator from New York

$500
2009

Managing Director/Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

$500
2009

Managing Director/Chief Investment Officer at Advantage Capital Partners

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