Prior to Compass Robert worked at Goldman Sachs as Chief of Staff to the President & COO following five years working in the firm's private equity arm. Prior to Goldman Sachs, he worked at Lazard and McKinsey & Company. In 2005, he was appointed as a White House Fellow to serve as special assistant to the Secretary of the Treasury. Robert is also the Founder of New York Needs You. He received a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University. Robert became a licensed real estate agent while in college after being inspired by his mother, Ruth, who is also an agent. Outside of work, he recently completed 50 marathons, one in each state, to raise $1 million for nonprofits.