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William Fenrich Joins Rockefeller Capital Management as General Counsel

William Fenrich Joins Rockefeller Capital Management as General Counsel


New York, October 22, 2020

Rockefeller Capital Management (“Rockefeller” or the “Firm”) today announced the appointment of William “Billy” Fenrich as General Counsel. Fenrich will be a member of the Executive Committee and will be based in New York.

“As we continue to grow our firm across all of our businesses, outstanding legal counsel and leadership are essential pillars of our long-term success,” said Gregory J. Fleming, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rockefeller Capital Management. “With more than 20 years of experience across private practice and within major companies, Billy is an accomplished lawyer with deep financial services expertise and a demonstrated track record of strong leadership who will make a significant contribution to the Firm as it expands under the Rockefeller name.”

“I am looking forward to joining Rockefeller Capital Management at such a pivotal time in the Firm’s growth,” added Fenrich. “Greg and the leadership team have built something truly special, and I look forward to supporting Rockefeller’s continued growth and commitment to excellence in serving clients with the highest levels of integrity and transparency.”

Prior to joining Rockefeller, Fenrich was the Chief Legal Officer at AQR Capital Management and a member of the firm’s Operating Committee. Previously, Fenrich was the Global Chief Compliance Officer for Morgan Stanley and a member of the firm’s Management and Risk Committees. Fenrich also served as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer of Point State Capital, from its 2010 spin-out from Duquesne Capital until 2014. He started his career at Davis Polk & Wardwell in 1999 and was named partner in 2005.

He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Pennsylvania and received his J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from Fordham University School of Law. He clerked for the Honorable Thomas J. Meskill of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, from 1998 to 1999, and for the Honorable Loretta A. Preska of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, from 1997 to 1998.

About Rockefeller Capital Management

Rockefeller Capital Management is a leading independent, privately-owned financial services firm offering global family office, asset management and strategic advisory services to ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, institutions, and corporations.