Vice President & Chief Risk Officer & Treasurer
Sam Pallotta is Vice President & Chief Risk Officer & Treasurer for Rockefeller Group. He oversees all aspects of investment risk-management in accordance with government regulations and industry standards for the company. He also manages the Treasury Department, including global cash management, cash forecasting and capital markets transactions. Mr. Pallotta helps to define the company’s long-term capital structure and align the company’s financing capability to its business plan. He works with lenders to raise required corporate and project-level financing. As a member of the Strategic & Capital Planning group, Mr. Pallotta partners with senior management and colleagues across the organization on key strategic initiatives including capital allocation and evaluation of prospective investments.
Mr. Pallotta joined the company as Assistant Treasurer in August 2007 and was appointed Treasurer later that year. Before joining Rockefeller Group, he worked for over five years at General Motors’ New York Treasurer’s Office, holding positions in the Capital Markets, Overseas Finance and Worldwide Pension Funding & Analysis departments. Prior to General Motors, Mr. Pallotta worked for Johnson & Johnson in corporate finance and accounting. He began his career as a Research Analyst, Mergers and Acquisitions, for Securities Data Co.
Mr. Pallotta holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Bucknell University and an MBA from the University of Virginia (Darden Graduate School of Business).