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Perry Golkin

Perry Golkin

CEO and Co-Founder
Public Pension Capital

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Panel 4a - Middle Market

About this Speaker

Mr. Golkin is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Public Pension Capital. He is a senior investment professional with 30 years of private equity experience and prior experience as a corporate lawyer. He is also a certified public accountant. Mr. Golkin was an executive with KKR from 1986-2011 and a general partner or member from 1995 through 2009. During his career at KKR he held various positions with the firm including: (1) serving on KKR’s Operating Committee; (2) serving on KKR’s Portfolio Management Committee and chairing that committee for 5 years; (3) serving as KKR’s New York Administrative Partner; (4) leading KKR’s investor relations and fundraising group; and (5) leading KKR’s financial services and homebuilding industry groups. Mr. Golkin has served on numerous corporate boards, both public and private. Prior to KKR he practiced corporate law with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, was a staff accountant at Price Waterhouse & Co. and taught financial and management accounting at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business. Currently Mr. Golkin is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania, serves as a trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and serves on the boards of both its Law School and health system. Additionally, in the spring term he teaches an interdisciplinary course entitled Business Strategy, Private Equity and Corporate Law to law students and MBA candidates at Penn. Mr. Golkin graduated with a B.S., summa cum laude, and M.S. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and also received a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Law School.

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