Irvin Goldman brings more than 30 years of experience from some of the world’s most reputable investment banking firms to Validity Holdings LLC — where he currently serves as its president. At Validity since 2012, Irvin manages a wide range of investments in private equity, venture capital and public securities for his organization, as well as provides advisory services for other family offices.
Irvin Goldman opened Validity after a period at JPMorgan Chase, where he served as head of strategy in its Chief Investment Office. Apart from advising on investments within a $350 billion global fixed income portfolio, he was a member of JPMorgan’s Risk Operating Committee, Global Regulatory Strategy Committee, Strategic Investment Committee, and other such groups.
Before JPMorgan, Irvin ran the Debt Capital Markets and Asset Management divisions at Cantor Fitzgerald, the investment bank that lost more than two-thirds of its staff in the September 11 attacks. Over the next four years, Goldman helped reposition Cantor Fitzgerald as one of the more dynamic institutional investment banks on the globe, earning promotion to president and CEO of the company in the process. Apart from launching new Equity Derivatives, Fund of Funds and Cantor Labs divisions, Irvin Goldman led Cantor’s addition to the Federal Reserve Bank’s list of primary dealers in 2006.
Early in his career as an investment banker, Mr. Goldman spent more than a decade at Credit Suisse First Boston, working as a managing director and head of US Interest Rate and Derivatives, US Proprietary Trading, Mortgage Backed Securities, Repurchase Agreements, Global Futures business. Other roles include vice president and head of Mortgage Matchbook at Salomon Brothers. He began his career at Salomon after completing an MBA in finance and BS in economics at New York University.
Irvin Goldman is an independent advisor representative (IAR).