John A. Thain
Age in 2017: 61
Address: Lives and/or works in
Wealth class: Multimillionaire
Areas of interest:
politics & government
Politics: Thain is a contributor to Republican committees and campaigns.
Personal social network: Much of Thain's Muckety comes from nonprofit connections. His power base is his role as chairman & CEO of CIT Group, and former chairman & CEO of Merrill Lynch.
He is listed in the Muckety 400.
As an officer, director and/or owner of publicly traded securities, Thain has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission. >> See filings
John A. Thain personal relations:
Carmen M. Thain - spouse
Other current John A. Thain relationships:
740 Park Avenue, New York - duplex owner
Corporation of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - life member
French-American Foundation - director
Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts - director
MIT Sloan School of Management - North American executive board member
New York Botanical Garden - trustee
New York-Presbyterian Hospital - trustee
Sunshine, Sachs & Associates - client
John A. Thain past relationships:
2008 John McCain presidential campaign - fundraiser
2012 Mitt Romney presidential campaign - member, Economic Policy Steering Group
Bank of America Corp. - head of global banking & wealth management
BlackRock, Inc. - director
CIT Group Inc. - chairman & CEO
Timothy F. Geithner - unofficial adviser
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. - president & COO
Howard University - trustee
Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. - chairman & CEO
NYSE Euronext - CEO
NYSE Group - CEO
Partnership for New York City - director
Right to Rise USA - contributor
Michael S. Smith - home decorator
World Economic Forum 2008 - attendee
Indirect links:John A. Thain has multiple indirect connections to the following people:
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Federal Election Commission;
Securities and Exchange Commission;
Wall Street Journal
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John A. Thain campaign contributions:
Listed below are major federal donations reported to the FEC.
Cit Group Inc PAC - $5,000 on 12/23/2014
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $32,400 on 6/10/2014
Cit Group Inc PAC - $5,000 on 11/14/2013
National Republican Senatorial Committee - $32,400 on 10/31/2013
Scott Brown for US Senate Committee - $5,000 on 6/26/2012
Romney Victory Inc - $65,800 on 5/21/2012
Cit Group Inc PAC - $5,000 on 11/1/2011
Portman Victory Committee 2010 - $10,000 on 8/30/2010
McCain Victory 2008 - $28,500 on 6/19/2008
NYSE Group Inc. PAC - $5,000 on 5/31/2007
John McCain 2008 - $4,200 on 2/6/2007
John McCain 2008 - $4,200 on 1/16/2007
Muckety news stories featuring John A. Thain
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August 22, 2012
Once again, John Thain is in the midst of a financial firestorm. His company, Merrill Lynch, agreed yesterday to be acquired by Bank of America Corp. for $50 billion.
September 15, 2008
The appointment of John Thain to head troubled Merrill Lynch proves, yet again, the long reach of Goldman Sachs.
November 15, 2007