Chair, Patriotic Millionaires; Former Managing Director, BlackRock
Morris Pearl is chair of Patriotic Millionaires, a group of hundreds of high-net-worth Americans committed to making all Americans, including themselves, better off by building a more prosperous, stable, and inclusive nation. Patriotic Millionaires promotes public policies that encourage political equality, guarantee a sustaining wage for working Americans, and ensure that millionaires, billionaires, and corporations pay their fair share of taxes.
Previously, Pearl was a managing director at BlackRock, one of the world’s largest investment firms. His work at BlackRock included the Maiden Lane transactions and assessing governments’ potential losses from bank bailouts in the U.S. and Europe. Prior to BlackRock, Pearl had a long tenure on Wall Street, where he invented some of the securitization technology connecting America’s capital markets to consumers in need of credit. He is a CFA Charter Holder; is a member of the CFA Institute and the New York Society of Securities Analysts, and serves on the board of Verified Voting and The Center for Political Accountability.