Michael Richman

Chief Compliance Officer Goldman Sachs

Michael Richman is chief compliance officer of Goldman Sachs. He serves as cochair of the Firmwide Suitability Committee and the Firmwide Volcker Oversight Committee. Michael is also a member of the Firmwide New Activity Committee, Firmwide Enterprise Risk Committee and the Select Regulatory Commitments Steering Group. Previously, Michael was deputy head of Global Compliance. Before that, he was global head of Investment Management Division Compliance from 2004 to 2018 and global head of Private Wealth Management (PWM) Compliance from 2002 to 2004. In 2001, he was appointed co-legal director for the PWM Group in the United States. Prior to that, Michael was senior counsel to GS.com from 1999 to 2001 and was general counsel for Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s US Mutual Funds Group from 1992 to 1999. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1992 in the Legal Department. Michael was named managing director in 2000 and partner in 2008.
Prior to joining the firm, Michael worked at the law firm of Hale & Dorr. Michael earned a BA in Political Science from George Washington University in 1982 and a JD, magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School in 1985.