Arthur Levitt

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Arthur Levitt
Arthur Levitt (Former Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission).jpg
Arthur Levitt at Financial Times and Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year Award 2012
25th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
In office
July 1993 – February 9, 2001
PresidentBill Clinton
George W. Bush
Preceded byRichard C. Breeden
Succeeded byHarvey Pitt
Personal details
Born (1931-02-03) February 3, 1931 (age 88)
Brooklyn, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Marylin Blauner
Alma materWilliams College (B.A.)

Arthur Levitt Jr. (born February 3, 1931) is an American journalist and politician. He was the twenty-fifth and longest-serving Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from 1993 to 2001. Since May 2001 he has been employed as a senior adviser at the Carlyle Group.[1] Levitt previously served as a policy advisor to Goldman Sachs[2] and is a Director of Bloomberg LP, parent of Bloomberg News.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. The Carlyle Group : Levitt, Arthur Archived 2008-10-07 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Moore, Michael J. "Arthur Levitt to Leave Policy Advisory Role at Goldman". Bloomberg. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
  3. Levitt, Arthur (October 29, 2009). "Taxpayers Fleeced When Leaders Tap Muni Market: Arthur Levitt". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved August 10, 2013.