Over drinks, Merkur told her about his spreadsheet. “I thought about deleting the names, but figured I might as well give you the whole thing. ” On April 9, Arielle — whom Merkur described in his spreadsheet as “very pretty, sweet & down to earth” with a “great personality” — e-mailed it to her friends with the note: “Wanted to pass this on to you for some monday morning entertainment. On the date, he tells me that he has a spreadsheet for tracking all of the people from Match that are ‘in process.’ Naturally, I tease him and ask him to send me the spreadsheet. Merkur, an associate director in capital markets for real-estate finance firm Ladder Capital, told The Post last night that he was sorry for making the crass document. Arielle asked to see it — and he e-mailed it to her. I only deleted the non-Match people’s names (at the bottom) since some I’ve known for a long time.” “I hope this e-mail doesn’t backfire, because I really had a great time and hope to hang again soon :),” he added. She added, “For some strange reason, he actually does. “I sincerely regret my serious lapse in judgment in this matter and apologize to everyone,” he said. Suffice it to say, I will never do anything like this again.” He earlier told that he found his handiwork “wacky and quirky and kind of funny.” Merkur argued that his busy job prevents him from remembering the mundane details of his nights out. Bankers can be particularly obnoxious, socially awkward, and obtuse to the existence and realities of a world outside of investment banking. For personal reasons, my favorite Goldman man would have to be Jim Esposito. Is the Goldman Sachs Guide to Being a Man applicable to Goldman women?With respect to Goldman Sachs, I can say specifically that it is a culture (more so than at other firms) whereby employees tend to define themselves as people by the fact that they work for Goldman Sachs. So, in my free time, other than a few close friends from my analyst class, I try not to socialize with investment bankers. But in terms of great men, which I think is what you are really asking, I’d have to say Jay Gould, Alexander Hamilton, and Tupac Shakur. From my experience, men can be intimidated by women in banking, and can certainly feel emasculated by their work ethic, intelligence, ambition, and wallet size. When you’re an analyst working 100-hour weeks, free time is precious.Monkey Business, by John Rolfe and Peter Troob This is the book you read with a heavy Scotch, because youll need it in order to digest the insane picture painted of investment banking and the madcap bankers that inhabit this world. And hey, no one does a better job of analyzing the increasingly complex structure and relationships of the GS machine. Then this bestseller is for you, because it approaches the crazy last days of Bears with extreme pace and storytelling. Written by a Goldman-Stanley lovechild who experienced both the eye popping heights of the dot com boom and the crashing lows immediately after, this is a must read for aspiring bankers. Well, if not, then get this book now, because youll emerge from the other side with the deepest of deep understandings of the financial crisis, and youll have reasoned answers and ideas that will blow bankers away come Superday time! If you need convincing, Scaramucci has both Goldmans DNA and worked on Wall Street II as an advisor. If you have time on your side then go nuts and get this book. The purpose is to get your name out there and to make them remember who you are not to build a relationship with every single banker.Industry coverage groups focus on a specific industry such as healthcare, industrials, or technology, and maintain relationships with corporations within the industry to bring in business for a bank.
Expect not to see your boyfriend often; maybe once every few weeks if you re lucky.Heard the one about the City banker who gave bar staff an impromptu champagne shower?Or the Canary Wharf trader who played women as fast and loose as he did commodities markets?Almost every Wall Street investment bank has a policy that.I am now in a different area in finance, still in an investment bank but.