Mr. Goldstein joined Pine Brook in October 2009 and is a Partner on the Financial Services Investment Team. He is also a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Goldstein also represents Pine Brook as a Board Director of Fair Square Financial Holdings LLC, Strategic Funding Source, Inc. and Talcott Resolution.
Mr. Goldstein has 24 years of private equity and financial advisory experience. From 2005 to 2009, he was a Partner and Senior Managing Director at Eton Park Capital Management. Mr. Goldstein started and led Eton Park’s U.S. private investment effort, establishing an investment strategy concentrated on growth equity financings and special situations, with a primary industry focus in financial services. Mr. Goldstein was with Warburg Pincus from 1999 to 2005, most recently as a Managing Director responsible for leveraged buyouts and direct investments in public companies. In 2001, he received the first John L. Vogelstein Award, which recognizes the Warburg Pincus investment professional who most demonstrates keen investment judgment. Earlier in his career, Mr. Goldstein worked for Fenway Partners and Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Goldstein holds a B.S. in Mathematics and Economics (summa cum laude) from Duke University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and an M.B.A. with High Distinction from Harvard Business School, where he was a George F. Baker Scholar.