Stone Point Capital, manager of the Trident Funds, is a global private equity firm that has raised more than $10 billion in committed capital to make investments in the global insurance and financial services industries. Mr. Friedman is a retired Chairman of Goldman, Sachs & Co.
He served as Chairman of the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board and of the Intelligence Oversight Board from 2006-2009. Mr. Friedman is Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. From December 2002 to December 2004, he served as Assistant to President George W. Bush for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. Mr. Friedman joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. in 1966 and became a Partner in 1973.
He was Vice Chairman and co-Chief Operating Officer from 1987 to November 1990, and co-Chairman or Chairman from 1990 to 1994.Mr. Friedman is currently a board member of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., the Council on Foreign Relations and Chairman of the Board of Harbor Point Limited, a Trident III portfolio company.
He is a trustee of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Aspen Institute. Prior affiliations include Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University and director of Wal-Mart Stores and Fannie Mae. Mr. Friedman received a B.A. from Cornell University and an LL.B. from Columbia Law School.