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Jonathan Sobel


Mr. Sobel is the chairman of the Board of Directors for HilltopSecurities. He also serves as an advisor to the CEO & Chairman of Hilltop Holdings.

Mr. Sobel also serves on the Board of Directors for Hilltop Holdings.

Career Highlights

  • Managing Member of DTF Holdings, LLC
  • Advisor to and investment partner with Ford family and related entities
  • Held various roles at Goldman Sachs & Co. from 1987 to 2008, including Global Head of Mortgage Department, Global Head of Money Markets, Head of Global Bank Group, and Chief Risk Officer for Goldman Sachs Asset Management
  • Partner Managing Director at Goldman from 1998 to 2008


  • B.A., Columbia University

Current Affiliations

  • Trustee, Hospital for Special Surgery
  • Trustee, Whitney Museum of American Art
  • Co-Chair, Columbia College Fund
  • Director, Home Partners of America

Past Affiliations

  • Member of Goldman Sachs’ Capital, Risk, and Finance committees
  • Trustee, Dalton School
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