Norman Eig ’65
Norman Eig retired as the chairman and chief executive officer of Lazard Asset Management LLC and the vice chairman of Lazard Frères in 2006 with more than 35 years of investment experience.
He was also the chairman of the board of directors of the Lazard Funds, Inc., and Lazard Retirement Series, Inc.
Mr. Eig has spent his entire career in asset management. Prior to joining Lazard in 1982, he was a general partner at Oppenheimer & Co., as well as a managing director of Oppenheimer Capital Corp., which he joined in 1973.
Mr. Eig is chairman of the board of the New York University Cancer Institute and serves on the board of trustees of the New York University Langone Medical Center and of the Endowment for Inner-City Education. He also serves on the board of directors for the Pay-O-Matic Check Cashing Corporation and on the advisory board of Banfi Vintners.
He received a BS from Ohio State University and an MBA from Columbia Business School.
Mr. Eig is married and lives with his wife, Barbara, in Jupiter, Florida. He has three adult children and four grandchildren.