Lawrence E. Golub

Inside Biography



Lawrence E. Golub is an American philanthropist, entrepreneur, and business executive. Golub is the CEO of Golub Capital, a credit a s set management company which he built in 1994.

Golub supports medical research for Parkinson's disease through his philanthropic efforts. He established the Golub Stem Cell initiative at New York Stem Cell Foundation with a donation of $500 thousand in 2001, the initiative works for research in Parkinson's. 

Early life and education

Lawrence E. Golub was raised in New York. Both his mother and father came from poor families. Despite his family background,  Golub went to join Havard College where he achieved his Bachelor of Arts degree magna c u m laude.
Golub had a pa s sion for science since his school days. He studied the emerging DNA technology at the time.
He took pre-med courses in college, however, he later settled for a major in business. 

Lawrence Golub attended Havard Law School and Havard Business School, achieving both MBA and a JD through the school's joint degree program. Lawrence was chosen as a Baker Scholar at Havard Business School, he also became an editor at Havard Law Review.  Golub is White in ethnicity and holds  American nationality.


 Lawrence Golub started his career working for various well-known banks. Golub began his career at Allen & Company Incorporated where he looked after private equity, leveraged finance, acquisitions, and mergers.

Golub later went on to become the Managing Director at Wa s serstein Perella, he established the firm's capital markets group and debt restructuring practice.

 The business mastermind, Lawrence Golub, was a White House Fellow- he served as the Treasurer of the White House Fellow Foundation for fifteen years. He built the U.S. focused credit benefit management company Golub Capital in the year 1994. 

The firm is connected to Golub Capital BDC, Inc., which is a business development company that trades on the NASDAQ under the stock ticker symbol, GBDC. Golub Capital is considered as one of the largest non-banking middle market providers and vendors for senior debt.

Golub works as a  board member of numerous organizations- he is the President of the Havard University JD-MBA Alumni Association, he is one of 3 private members of the Financial Control Board of the State of New York. 

Personal life

Lawrence E.Golub  is married to  American television personality and businesswoman Karen Finerman, she is the chief executive and president of New York-based hedge fund, Metropolitan Capital Advisors. Golub has fathered two sets of twins with Karen Finerman via IVF. He lives in a vast apartment in the Upper East Side with millionaire wife Karen Finerman. 

Golub is active in civic and charitable organizations, he supports medical research to further Parkinson's disease treatments at various institutions. He established the Golub Stem Cell initiative at New York Stem Cell Foundation with a donation of $500 thousand in 2001, the initiative works for research in Parkinson's.

Golub has also funded Parkinson's research effort at the Harvard Stem Cell Institue- it focuses on ALS, Parkinson's and juvenile diabetes at present.  

Net worth

Lawrence E. Golub is a millionaire, to say the least. He earns a huge amount of money through his private-equity fund, Golub's extensive career in business only adds to his existing income. Also, it helps Golub that he is married to a hedge-fund brilliance, Karen Finerman whose net worth is $100 million at present. Golub's wife is one of the most successful women in the world-her $4 million worth hedge fund is now worth $400 million. 

by ab-niranjan, 06 Oct, 2017

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