Susan Wagner is an American financial executive. She is the Co-founder and Director of the firm, BlackRock. Susan served BlackRock as theVice Chairman and was also an associate of the Operating Committees and the Global Executive, before she retired in 2012. Susan was the head of Strategy, Chief Operating Officer, Alternative Investments, Investor Relations, Corporate Development, International client businesses and Marketing and Communications. Susan is Director, BlackRock’s Women’s Initiative Network.
Susan was born in 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, United States into a Jewish family. She did her BA in English and Economics with honors from the Wellesley College. Susan is an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.
Susan joined the Lehman Brothers, Mortgage Finance Group in New York as the Vice President. She worked in the investment banking unit on fixed income products and mergers and acquisitions.