As founder and president of Validity Holdings LLC, Irvin Goldman brings more than 30 years of experience in investment banking to his work, with key roles held at some of the world’s largest firms. At Validity since 2012, Irvin manages a wide range of investments in private equity, venture capital and public securities for his organization, as well as provides advisory services for other family offices.
Irvin opened Validity after a period at JPMorgan Chase, where he served as head of strategy in its Chief Investment Office. Apart from advising on investments within a $350 billion global fixed income portfolio, he was a member of JPMorgan’s Risk Operating Committee, Global Regulatory Strategy Committee, Strategic Investment Committee, and other such groups. Before JPMorgan, Irvin spent a successful term as president and CEO of Cantor Fitzgerald, during which time he helped the once-devastated investment bank join the very small list of primary dealers with the Federal Reserve Bank.
Earlier in his career, Irvin spent more than a decade at Credit Suisse First Boston, working as a managing director and head of US Interest Rate and Derivatives, US Proprietary Trading, Mortgage Backed Securities, Repurchase Agreements, Global Futures business. Other roles include vice president and head of Mortgage Matchbook at Salomon Brothers. He began his career at Salomon after completing an MBA in finance and BS in economics at New York University.
Irvin Goldman is an independent advisor representative (IAR).