Christopher HemsteadManaging Director
Chris is chief operating officer of the Personal Financial Management Group (PFMG) within Consumer and Wealth Management, and head of the Corporate Program Management team within PFMG Workplace Solutions. He was named managing director in conjunction with Ayco’s full integration with Goldman Sachs in 2021.
Previously, Chris was head of the Institutional Business Solutions team at Ayco, responsible for institutional program execution, ongoing program rollout, analytics and business management. Prior to that, he was chief legal officer of Ayco from 2016 to 2019. Chris joined the firm in 2010 as a vice president and senior counsel.
Before joining the firm, Chris worked at the Boston office of Holland & Knight LLP as associate legal counsel with a practice focused on the syndication of low-income housing and historic rehabilitation tax credits.
Chris earned a BA from Colgate University in Political Science and African Studies and a JD from Albany Law School.