As a Partner of the firm, Suzanne Brenner advises the Investment Research Group, which is responsible for manager selection, capital allocation, and investment decisions across Private Banking’s client portfolio. She is also a member of the Private Banking Investment Oversight Group, which reviews and approves all investment decisions made by IRG.
Suzanne joined the firm in 2017 and became Partner in 2019. She served as Co-Chief Investment Officer within the firm’s Private Banking business and co-led the Investment Research Group. Prior to this, Suzanne was Senior Vice President and CIO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she oversaw the management of the museum’s $3.2 billion investment portfolio, including asset allocation, investment manager selection, and risk management. Earlier in her career, she served as Director of Investments and Assistant Treasurer of The Rockefeller Foundation. She began her career at Ernst & Young, where she managed several domestic and multinational audit client engagements.
Suzanne currently serves on the boards of several leading New York family trusts, the Investment Committees of the New York Botanical Garden Investment Committee and the Carnegie Institute of Science and the Emerita Council of 100 Women in Finance, an organization focused on education, leverage, and philanthropy. She formerly served on the board of the Sanford Bernstein mutual funds. Suzanne received a B.M. from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and a B.A. from the City University of New York at Queens College. She graduated summa cum laude and is a certified public accountant.