Mr. Goldstein, an attorney, has been since July 2008, Chairman and CEO of AEP Capital LLC, a specialized investment/merchant banking firm located in New York.
Mr. Goldstein is also a Senior Managing Director of Alpine Capital LLC and related entities including Alpine Equity Partners L.P. (collectively “Alpine”), of which he has been affiliated since 1990. Prior to joining Alpine, Mr. Goldstein was an attorney at the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, in which he became a partner in 1984, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate securities. Mr. Goldstein serves as a director of Alpine Capital Bank, a privately held New York State chartered FDIC insured banking institution, and various private portfolio companies of Alpine.
Mr. Goldstein was a Director of The Berkshire Bank from 1991 to 1999, serving on the Board's Executive Committee and Loan Committee. He is Chairman of the North Shore-LIJ Health System and its constituent hospitals, including North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Lenox Hill Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital. He is also a Trustee Emeritus (and former Chair) of the Queens College Foundation.
Mr. Goldstein is a summa cum laude, phi beta kappa graduate of Queens College and a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School.