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The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the discussion of today’s most important social, economic and political questions. Since 1907, the Club has welcomed more than 1,000 speakers - business leaders, U.S. presidents, innovators, luminaries, statesmen and academics.read more
Our members are among the top business leaders in the nation, interested in vigorous and ongoing discussion about issues that advance both our nation and the global economy. They are distinguished in the areas of finance, technology, law, government, academe, media, healthcare, and other economic sectors.read more
Our Fellows Program recruits potential future Club members who have shown leadership and commitment to the Club’s ideals and provides programming to foster the growth of these outstanding individuals.read more
We are partnering with the Economic Clubs of Chicago and Washington, D.C. to expand the opportunities for members. Members can now attend our sister clubs’ events and engage with the distinguished memberships in both cities.
In Memoriam: Harold Burson
It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of The Economic Club of New York Member, Harold Burson. Harold was a Member and great supporter of The Economic Club of New York for many years. He was a mentor and friend to us all. He will be greatly missed.read more
2020 Upcoming Programs
Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman
February 26, 2020
Ambassador Douglas A. Silliman is President of the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington. He previously served as U.S. Ambassador to Iraq from 2016-19 and U.S.
Ambassador to Kuwait from 2014-16.
2020 Real Estate Panel
March 4, 2020
Steven Roth, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Vornado Realty Trust
William C. Rudin, CEO & Co-Chairman, Rudin Management Company, Inc.
Lisa Picard, President & CEO of EQ
Women in Business
March 11, 2020
The Third Edition of the Women in Business Conference will be co-hosted by The Economic Club of New York along with the Consulate General of Canada and the Consulate General of France. This year, we will to go beyond making the business case for gender diversity and highlight concrete efforts, particularly by institutional investors, to improve the representation of women in investment and senior leadership roles.
April 7, 2020
Jerome H. Powell took office as Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System on February 5, 2018, for a four-year term. Mr. Powell also serves as Chairman of the Federal Open Market Committee, the System's principal monetary policymaking body. Mr. Powell has served as a member of the Board of Governors since taking office on May 25, 2012, to fill an unexpired term. He was reappointed to the Board and sworn in on June 16, 2014, for a term ending January 31, 2028.
April 16, 2020
David Solomon is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Previously, he was president and chief operating officer and prior to that, he served as co-head of the Investment Banking Division from 2006 to 2016. Before that, David was global head of the Financing Group, which includes all capital markets and derivative products for the firm’s corporate clients. He joined Goldman Sachs as a partner in 1999.
April 21, 2020
Bobby Kotick is Chief Executive Officer of Activision Blizzard. Over the course of nearly 30 years under his leadership, Activision Blizzard has grown to become the world’s most successful interactive entertainment company. The company has over 400 million players in 196 countries and some of the most iconic entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty, Candy Crush, Guitar Hero, Overwatch and World of Warcraft. Activision Blizzard is a member of the S&P 500, the Fortune 500 and is one of Fortune’s Most Admired companies.
April 28, 2020
Henry Kissinger, Chairman, Kissinger Associates, Inc. and 56th Secretary of State has been elected by the Economic Club of New York to receive the fifth Award for Leadership Excellence. Dr. Kissinger will receive the award and speak to The Club.
May 14, 2020
Anna Wintour has held the position of Editor-in- chief of Vogue since July 1988, and was named Artistic Director of Condé Nast in March 2013.During her tenure at Condé Nast, Ms. Wintour has been actively involved in philanthropic fundraising, particularly for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, for which she has raised more than $200 million for the museum. She serves as an Elective Trustee of the institution.
Lawrence A. Kudlow
May 18, 2020
Lawrence A. Kudlow serves as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Director of the National Economic Council. He leads the coordination of President Donald J. Trump's domestic and global economic policy agenda.
Paul Tudor Jones
June 9, 2020
Paul Jones is founder, Co-Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and the controlling principal of Tudor Investment Corporation, which he formed in 1980. Tudor is part of the Tudor Group, affiliated companies engaged in trading across global fixed income, equity, currency and commodity markets for an international client base.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2020
Dr. Heath P. Tarbert
Chairman and CEO
U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)
in the news
Tuesday February 4, 2020
The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the promotion of the study and discussion of social, economic and political questions. For more than a century, the Club has served as the premier public forum for thought leaders of the United States and the world, to express a diverse set of views and opinions in a free and open environment. By embracing and promoting free expression of diverse views and opinions, the Club effectively acts as a catalyst for innovation in thought and ideas impacting social, economic and political issues facing society.