Jack is a principal and founding member of Kings Point Capital Management and a member of the firm’s Management Committee. Jack oversees all equity related investments and co-chairs the firm’s Investment Committee.
Jack Salzman began his career in 1968 as a securities analyst at Standard and Poors. Throughout the 1970’s he worked at a number of small research boutiques while he concentrated his expertise in consumer product companies.
In 1978, he joined Smith Barney as a senior security analyst and by 1980, he emerged as the number one ranked analyst in Household Products in Institutional Investor Magazine’s prestigious All America Research Team poll. In 1985, he joined Goldman Sachs and became the highest rated analyst by Institutional Investor Magazine’s analyst poll in two different areas (Household Products and Cosmetics). Indeed, he attained this number one ranking 13 times in Household Products and 7 times in Cosmetics during his career as a security analyst. In 2011, Institutional Investor Magazine named only 49 analysts to their Hall of Fame. Jack was ranked as one of the top ten analysts of all time.
At Goldman Sachs, his analyst responsibilities expanded in 1990 when he was named Associate Director of Research. Throughout his tenure at Goldman Sachs, he participated in a variety of investment banking activities. He worked on many merger transactions as well as numerous restructurings, refinancings and divestitures. Throughout his years at Goldman Sachs, he either led or oversaw a variety of initial public offerings as well. By 1994, Mr. Salzman became a General Partner of Goldman Sachs (and Managing Director in 1996) while also rising to the position of U.S. Director of Research Marketing and Product Development.
Mr. Salzman was also a member of the Investment Policy Committee and the U.S. Stock Selection Committee of Goldman Sachs. In 1997, he became co-chair of the Global Priority List Committee. He also sat on the U.S. Priority List Committee, Convertible Bond Recommended List Committee, and the Stock Selection Committee for the Private Client Focus List. Mr. Salzman also was a board member of the Stone Street Fund, a private investment fund for senior employees of Goldman Sachs.
As a graduate of Pace University in New York, he has been an active contributor to his Alma Mater. In December 1997, he was the fifth recipient of the Lubin Alumni Achievement Award. In 2001, Mr. Salzman joined the Board of Trustees of Pace University. In 2005, he was appointed Chairman of the Endowment & Pension Committee of Pace University.
In 2016, he joined the Government Relations committee of the Investment Advisor Association.
Mr. Salzman is active in his community and serves on the Board of Trustees of Temple Emanuel in Great Neck.