Peter Orszag

Managing Director & Vice Chairman of Investment Banking, Lazard

placeUnited States

Peter Orszag joined Lazard as a Managing Director and Vice Chairman of Investment Banking in May 2016.  He is based in New York.

Prior to joining Lazard, Orszag was with Citigroup (since 2011), where he was Vice Chairman of Corporate and Investment Banking at Citigroup, and Chairman of Citi’s Financial Strategy and Solutions Group.  

He is also a nonresident Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.   Orszag previously served as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations (2010-2015).  

He was the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (2009-2010), serving in President Barack Obama’s cabinet, and Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) (2007-2008). 

Before leading the CBO, Orszag served as Director of The Hamilton Project (generating innovative solutions to support broad-based economic growth) and the Retirement Security Project (promoting retirement security amongst moderate- and lower-income families).