Michael Helfer

Senior Advisor, Jerold B. Katz Interests

Michael Helfer has been a member of our Board since January 2016. He is also a director of Banco Nacional de Mexico, S.A., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Citigroup Inc. He is currently Senior Adviser to JBKI, a family office in Houston, Texas, and Director of The Jerold B. Katz Foundation. He is also a member of the Audit Advisory Committee of the General Accountability Office. Mr. Helfer was Vice Chairman of Citigroup, Inc. from June 2012 until his retirement in March 2014. From February 2003 until May 2012, he served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Citigroup. Mr. Helfer is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute. He was Managing Director of Ice Glen Group LLC, which provided financial and strategic advice to clients. He has served as Chairman of the New York Clearing House Association, Chairman of the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, as a member of the Board of Directors of Lincoln Center Theater, and as a Trustee of the Wexner Center for the Arts. Mr. Helfer graduated from Claremont Men’s College (now Claremont McKenna College) with a BA in Economics and received a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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