Jim RiversManaging Director
As Co-Head of Advisory Services for Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management, Jim is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the firm throughout the country, along with Jorge Bernal.
Prior to his current role, Jim led the West Coast Region for Ayco, overseeing financial counseling and ancillary services to corporate executives and other high net worth individuals based in the area. He was also a member of Ayco’s Client Impact Advisory Council. He was previously region head for the Goldman Sachs Partners Family Office. Joining the firm in 2006 as a financial analyst, Jim held a number of positions in the Mid-Atlantic and West Coast Region counseling offices.
Jim received a Bachelor’s degree from Fordham University and a Juris Doctor from Brooklyn Law School.
When he’s not working, Jim enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children, especially at the beach. His favorite pastimes include running, cycling, surfing, hiking, yoga and reading.
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