An interview with Barry Volpert ’85

leadership

Barry Volpert J.D./M.B.A. ’85 is chief executive officer of Crestview Partners, a private equity firm he co-founded in 2004 after retiring from Goldman Sachs, where he was head of the Merchant Banking Division in Europe. Based in New York City, Crestview has about $4 billion in assets under management. “We like to focus on complex and difficult situations,” he says, “that many other private equity firms tend to avoid.”