Wall Street 50 – 2005

Robert Golden/Prudential Financial

Robert Golden joined Prudential Financial in 1976. He held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure, until assuming his current position as executive vice president and director of corporate operations and systems.

Golden, who earned his BS in accounting and his MBA in finance from Fordham University, is First Vice Chair of HeartShare Human Services of New York. He was named a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre and a Knight of Malta, and was honored as “Man of the Year” by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Brooklyn in 2001.

Golden’s many other honors include the Outstanding Volunteer Award by Opus for Person-to-Person, the Caritas Award from the Catholic Teachers’ Association of the Diocese of Brooklyn, and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.

As a third-generation Irish American, Golden traces his roots to County Mayo. He is married to Maureen Moore and they have two children, Katie and Bobby.