Robert Morse brings 30 years of experience in commercial and investment banking and private equity fund management as Executive Chairman of Bridge Investment Group. Mr. Morse has been integrally involved in the formation, management, strategy and capitalization of Bridge. Prior to joining Bridge, Mr. Morse served as CEO of Citigroup’s Asia Institutional Clients Group from 2004-2008, which included corporate banking, investment banking, markets and transaction services in 17 countries employing over 14,000 people. During Mr. Morse’s tenure, Citigroup was awarded the ‘Best Bank in Asia’ award annually by FinanceAsia, EuroMoney and The Asset magazines and in selected client surveys.
From 2004 through 2007, Citigroup’s institutional revenue in Asia increased from US$3.4 billion to US$6.5 billion, and net income from US$1.3 billion to US$2.6 billion.
Prior to his position as CEO of Citigroup’s Asia Institutional Client’s Group, Mr. Morse served as the Head of Global Investment Banking for Citigroup, based in New York.
Morse provided management oversight of Citigroup’s US$5 billion of Asian based proprietary capital.
Mr. Morse is a 1977 graduate of Yale College, Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude, and a 1981 graduate of the Harvard Business School and the Harvard Law School. Mr. Morse serves on a variety of charitable organization boards, including the Yale President’s Council on International Activities, The Nature Conservancy Asian Council, the Asia Society and the Whitney Museum Directors’ Council.