Stephen M. Lessing is head of Client Relationship Management at Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., a position he has held since 2002. He is a member of Lehman Brothers' Executive Committee.
Mr. Lessing joined the Firm in 1980 as an associate in the Fixed Income Division. In his 27 years with Lehman Brothers, he has held a number of senior management positions, including head of Global Fixed Income Sales and Research, head of Global Equity Sales and Research, co-head of Global Capital Markets, and head of Private Client Services. In his current role, Mr. Lessing is responsible for senior client relationship management across all of the Firm's businesses.
Mr. Lessing is a member of the Board of Trustees of Fairfield University, a member of the Board of Trustees and Investment Committee of the University of Richmond, a member of the President's Leadership Council of Dartmouth College, a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the International Tennis Hall of Fame, a member of the National Advisory Board of Youth, I.N.C., a member of the Board of Trustees and Investment Committee of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of The Lehman Brothers Foundation. He is also a member of the Investment Committee and Finance Council of the Archdiocese of New York and a member of the Board of Directors of Lessing's Inc.
Mr. Lessing received his B.A. from Fairfield University, and his M.B.A. from Fordham University.