It was fairly predictable to see Hillary Clinton’s longtime friend Oscar de la Renta encouraging her to take a second shot at the Oval Office. It was interesting to see it happen at a fundraiser for the generally nonpartisan Carnegie Hall (“practice, practice, practice” is good advice for all), and in a style as elegant and choreographed as a state dinner (with wines from France and Italy).
A rent-controlled sulky senior held out so long at the site of future 15 Central Park West that the exhausted developers finally gave him millions and a new apartment (which he immediately cluttered up with junk).
It looked like the start to another fine year for one of Mexico’s most powerful bankers. Citigroup Inc. Co-President Manuel Medina-Mora held court last month at a Mexico City breakfast where colleagues talked shop over mango, melon and banana. He sat at the right arm of the nation’s president at another February meeting when Enrique Pena Nieto toasted the bank’s drive, charity and influence.
A decade after Sanford “Sandy” Weill stepped down as Citigroup Inc.’s chief executive officer amid a cascade of regulatory investigations and lawsuits, JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon’s legal expenses are surpassing those of his one-time mentor.
The executive suite at Citigroup Inc.’s headquarters in New York where Michael Corbat has his office hasn’t been renovated since its previous occupant, Vikram Pandit, vacated the premises in October 2012.
Sanford “Sandy” Weill, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Citigroup Inc., and his wife, Joan, gave $100 million to Cornell University’s medical school, bringing their total donations to the university to more than $600 million.
Sanford “Sandy” Weill , former chairman of Citigroup Inc. , is donating $12 million to complete construction of a 1,400-seat concert hall and adjacent grounds at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, California.