Bradley I. Abelow

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Bradley I. Abelow
Occupation President and Chief Operating Officer
Employer MF Global Holdings Ltd.

Bradley I. Abelow is the president and chief operating officer of MF Global Holdings Ltd. He joined the company in September of 2010.[1]

Abelow oversees the day-to-day execution of MF Global’s strategy and has direct responsibility overseeing risk, operations, client services, human resources, information technology, procurement and real estate activities for all MF Global entities in a dozen countries around the world. He serves as a member of the firm’s senior management team and the office of the CEO, reporting to Jon S. Corzine, MF Global’s chairman and chief executive officer.

Abelow serves as chairman of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Finance Advisory Board. He is also a trustee of The Century Foundation and Just Vision.


Prior to joining MF Global, Abelow was a founding partner of NewWorld Capital Group, a private equity firm investing in businesses active in environmental opportunities, such as alternative energy, energy efficiency, waste and water treatment, and environmental services.[2]

Before co-founding NewWorld, he was chief of staff to Corzine during his tenure as governor of the state of New Jersey. Prior to that, Abelow served as treasurer of the state of New Jersey.

Abelow also previously was a partner and managing director of The Goldman Sachs Group, where he managed the firm’s operations division, which was responsible for the global processing and corporate services functions of the firm. Earlier, he was responsible for Goldman Sachs’ operations, technology, risk and finance functions in Asia, based in Hong Kong. He joined Goldman Sachs in 1989 in the investment banking division’s corporate finance department.[3]