Partnership Day: Goldman Sachs Names 115 Partners

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Today is the day. Goldman Sachs named 115 partnership managing directors, according to an internal memo obtained by Reuters and DealBook. (Hey, send us a copy!)
Partnership managing directors, or PMDs, get an increased base salary, the opportunity to invest in Goldman deals, a discount on Goldman stock purchases and a share in the partner compensation pool, among other perks. These latest PMDs join the firm's existing 287 partners.
Last year, the group received more than $2 billion in bonuses, about 20 percent of total compensation paid to some 25,000 employees. That works out to nearly $7 million per PMD on average.
And based on the $36 billion in revenue analysts expect Goldman to generate this year, the expanded pool of PMDs could receive nearly $9 million each.
There’s really no equivalent to anything else like a Goldman partnership in the modern business world. It’s almost archaic in the vast elevation of wealth and status it can bring to those who receive it. Some have compared it to the equivalent of getting “made” by the mafia. But that seriously underestimates what it means to be a Goldman partner. It’s more like being knighted on the battlefield by King Arthur, only this time the battlefield is the global financial market and the Holy Grail is, well, money.
After the jump, read the names of the 115.
[Bonus: If you know what any of these folks do at Goldman, send us an email or leave a note in the comments. It should be interesting to find out which groups at Goldman did well in terms of partnerships.]

Goldman names 115 partner managing directors
[Reuters]



New Goldman Partners

Mark E. Agne
Gregory A. Agran
David M. Atkinson
Elizabeth E. Beshel
Mark R. Beveridge
Leslie A. Biddle
Jan Boomaars
Jason M. Brown
Melissa R. Brown
Steven M. Bunson
Nicholas F. Burgin
Mary D. Byron
Jin Yong Cai
Valentino D. Carlotti
Lik Shuen David Chan
R. Martin Chavez
James B. Clark
Peter H. Comisar
William J. Conley Jr.
Colin J. Corgan
Jean A. De Pourtales
Giorgio De Santis
Katinka I. Domotorffy
Donald J. Duet
Jason H. Ekaireb
Peter C. Enns
James P. Esposito
Carl Faker
Douglas L. Feagin
Luca D. Ferrari
Mark B. Florian
Timothy B. Flynn
Elisabeth Fontenelli
Silverio Foresi
Colleen A. Foster
Orit P. Freedman
Matthew T. Fremont-Smith
James R. Garman
Kevin S. Gasvoda
Joseph H. Gleberman
Lorenzo Grabau
Michael J. Graziano
Kenneth L. Hirsch
Simon N. Holden
Alastair J. Hunt
Zubin P. Irani
Andrew J. Jonas
Andrew J. Kaiser
Richard A. Kimball Jr.
Koji Kotaka
J. Douglas Kramer
Jonathan A. Langer
Gregory D. Lee
Ronald Lee
Tim Leissner
Todd W. Leland
Allan S. Levine
Brian T. Levine
George C. Liberopoulos
Peter J. Lyon
Paula B. Madoff
Puneet Malhi
Simon I. Mansfield
Allan S. Marson
James A. McNamara
Bernard A. Mensah
Julian R. Metherell
Michael J. Millette
Timothy H. Moe
Thomas C. Morrow
Ken N. Murphy
Arjun N. Murti
Kenichi Nagasu
Gavin G. O’Connor
Peter C. Oppenheimer
Robert W. Pack
Konstantinos N. Pantazopoulos
Sheila H. Patel
Kenneth A. Pontarell
Dioscoro-Roy I. Ramos
Krishna S. Rao
Buckley T. Ratchford
Sara E. Recktenwald
Gene Reilly
David M. Ryan
Ankur A. Sahu
Guy E. Saidenberg
Susan J. Scher
Clare R. Scherrer
John A. Sebastian
Peter D. Selman
David A. Shiffman
Kunihiko Shiohara
Theodore T. Sotir
Christoph W. Stanger
Laurence Stein
Chase O. Stevenson
Morgan C. Sze
Thomas D. Teles
Daisuke Toki
Peter K. Tomozawa
Lucas van Praag
Robin A. Vince
Alejandro Vollbrechthausen
Casper W. Von Koskull
Theodore T. Wang
Alan S. Waxman
Nicholas H. Weber
Martin M. Werner
Andrew F. Wilson
Samuel J. Wisnia
Andrew E. Wolff
Neil J. Wright
Shinichi Yokote
Sanaz Zaimi

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