Robert Goldberg

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Robert Goldberg
Occupation Board of Directors
Employer Burling Bank
Location Chicago
Website www.burlingbank.com

Robert Goldberg is a banker, former futures brokerage executive, floor trader a who was a founder of Burling Bank and co-founder of Goldberg Brothers, a leading CBOT clearing firm sold to LIT Holdings in 1988, which became part of LIT America.[1][2][3]

He is a board member of Burling Bank in Chicago.[4]

Background[edit]

Goldberg was born in Chicago and grew up in Rogers Park, a north side Chicago neighborhood.

Goldberg was recently Chief Strategist with Green Fund Partners.[5]

Goldberg joined the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) in 1963 and served as its chairman in 1985.[6][7]

As a member of the CBOT board of directors, Goldberg was among those named in a lawsuit brought by minority members of the CBOT over the allocation of equity in the exchange when the CBOT was first converting from a non-profit to a Delaware for-profit firm.[8]

From 1968 to 1988, he was owner/partner of Goldberg Brothers and Goldberg Securities with offices located in Chicago, New York, San Francisco and Philadelphia. He has also been a member of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE). He founded Goldberg Brothers Commodities Inc., along with his brother David Goldberg.[9]

He has served on the boards of DePaul University, LINK Unlimited, the LaSalle Club, Notre Dame High School for Boys and Woodlands Academy and currently serves as a Life Trustee of DePaul University.

From 1992 to 2002, he was a high school girls' basketball coach, twice honored as Chicago Class A Coach of the Year.[10]

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