Gary S. Shedlin

Gary Shedlin

Vice Chairman

Gary Shedlin is a Vice Chairman of BlackRock. As a member of the Office of the Chairman, Mr. Shedlin focuses on strengthening relationships with some of the firm’s most important clients and partners as well as key strategic initiatives. He also serves as Chairman of BlackRock’s Financial Institutions Group, the leading insurance asset management business in the world, and of its Financial Markets Advisory business, which delivers a range of balance sheet management and analytics, capital markets and portfolio construction services to banks, insurance companies and official institutions globally.

From 2013 to 2023, Mr. Shedlin served as BlackRock’s Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Global Executive Committee.

Before joining BlackRock in 2013, Mr. Shedlin was at Morgan Stanley where he was a Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, and a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group. During his investment banking career, he focused on providing strategic advice to a broad array of banks, finance, asset management and brokerage clients. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Mr. Shedlin was Chairman of Citi’s Financial Institutions Group and a Managing Director and Co-Head of the Financial Institutions Group at Lazard.

Mr. Shedlin received a BA in Economics, summa cum laude, from Colgate University, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of The American Cancer Society and is a recipient of the St. George National Award given to outstanding volunteers who have made significant contributions to the Society’s strategic goals.