Antoinette Geyelin Antoinette Geyelin, known as Toni, is a native New Yorker. A graduate of the Brearley School and Barnard College (AB Latin American Area Studies), her banking career began at the Chase Manhattan Bank in its prestigious Credit Training Program. Among the first women to be accepted into this program, upon completion she became the first female credit officer sent by Chase into the Latin American market. Fluent in Spanish and subsequently Portuguese, Toni has spent a significant portion of her career working with Latin America as a commercial banker, an institutional banker, a sovereign debt specialist, and most recently as a private wealth management executive. Adept at managing change and steering turnarounds in the financial service sector, she has held executive positions with Bankers Trust, CIBC Oppenheimer, Deutsche Bank and as Treasurer for Sotheby’s. Additionally, Toni managed the startup of a registered investment advisory firm for a group of Brazilian investors and most recently assisted her husband in the launch of his new business. Married with two “almost” grown children, Toni currently serves as a Trustee with the Walter C. Klein Foundation. She is a former trustee of the Brundage, Story and Rose Investment Trusts and the Diocesan Investment Trust for the Episcopal Diocese of New York. She served as a director of TIP Neighborhood House in the South Bronx and the Executive Council on Diplomacy (formerly the Executive Council on Foreign Diplomats in America).
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Toni Geyelin: Some Musings on Investment Bank Profits

By Antoinette Geyelin
Interesting article in this week’s Financial Times, highlighting comments made by Larry Fink, founder of investment giant BlackRock. Apparently, Fink criticized the “luxurious” returns reported this quarter by a number of Wall Street firms (taking particular aim at Goldman Sachs). With less competition, Fink observes, the remaining firms are taking advantage of market conditions to charge huge fees for services.…
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Toni Geyelin: Give Madoff Some Cellmates

By Antoinette Geyelin
So, Mr. Bernard Madoff is going to jail for 150 years. Seems like a fairer sentence than the twelve his lawyers asked for. But you know what? I don’t think he should be there alone; I think he should have some company. Quite a lot of company in fact. Who should be there with him? For starters, all the fund…
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