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Cornell Wall Street

Worldwide, more than 50,000 Cornell alumni, parents, friends, faculty, and staff are associated with the financial industry. Cornell Wall Street helps this vast network connect—by hosting alumni and faculty presentations, networking events, and online communities. We also link current students with established alumni in the industry, so that  they can cultivate the mentoring relationships, internships, and career guidance that will prepare them for their dream jobs.


Featured Events


CWS and Human Ecology: Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy Launch

September 19, 2012 | New York, NY

A panel of experts introduces the College of Human Ecology's new Program in Infrastructure Policy and speaks on the state of infrastructure policies in the United States.

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CWS and Johnson: The State of the Distressed Market

June 20, 2012 | New York, NY

Barry Ridings MBA '76, Vice Chairman, US Investment Banking at Lazard Freres & Co. LLC, gives an industry update over breakfast.

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CWS NYC: The Financial Crisis - Reflections From Cornellians at The New York Federal Reserve

June 19, 2012 | New York, NY

An expert alumni panel shares first-hand experiences with our current economic climate and reactions at the Federal Reserve.


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CWS DC: Cornell Real Estate Council Regional Meeting

June 14, 2012 | Washington, D.C.

Join the Cornell Real Estate Council and Cornell Wall Street for an expert panel discussion on current challenges and opportunities in real estate development.

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CWS Philadephia: Cornell Real Estate Council Regional Meeting

June 5, 2012 | Philadelphia, PA

Join the Cornell Real Estate Council and Cornell Wall Street for a Chief Financial Officer REIT panel.


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CWS DC: The Legacy of Debt and the Future of Global Recovery

April 24, 2012 | Washington, D.C.

Quivering in the 2008 financial crisis's wake, the United States and the world is faced with uncertainty and a need for global monetary policy reform. An expert alumni panel addresses this topic and more at our first CWS DC event.

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CWS: "The State of the Distressed Market" Business Breakfast

April 18, 2012 | New York, NY

CWS joins the Johnson Club of New York for a breakfast event, featuring Barry Ridings MBA '76, Managing Director and Vice Chairman of US Investment Banking of Lazard Freres & Co. LLC.

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CWS Boston: Solving the Cost of Crisis in a Broken Health Care System by Dr. Bob Kaplan, PhD '68

December 13, 2011 | Boston

According to Dr. Bob Kaplan, professor at Harvard Business School, "the biggest problem with health care is not insurance or politics - it's that we are measuring things in the wrong way." Hear about this and more at our inaugural CWS Boston event.

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CWS: Professor Bob Frank on "The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition and the Common Good"

November 2, 2011 | Metro New York

Who was the greatest economist- Adam Smith or Charles Darwin? Featuring Johnson School of Management Professor Bob Frank on his new book and the current state of the economy.

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CWS: Rebuilding the World Trade Center: Planning, Designing and Reconstructing NYC's Downtown Landscape

July 20, 2011 | Metro New York

Featuring expert alumni panelists involved in the redevelopment of the World Trade Center. Hosted at Silverstein Properties, 7 World Trade Center offices.

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CWS Web Seminar: How to Profit in a Down Economy & Learn How to Buy Great Assets at Distressed Prices

December 15, 2010 | Webinar

Featuring Joe Sarachek '83, founder and Managing Partner of Triax Capital Advisors and founder of Debt Acquisition Group

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CWS, CEN, Hotel presents: Epicures, Bon Vivants, Celebrity Chefs, Restaurateurs & Hoteliers: A New Breed of Entrepreneur in the Business of Hospitality, Food & Drink

December 6, 2010 | Metro New York

Featuring a leading panel of experts

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CWS Web Seminar: The Important Role of Marketing in an Asset Manager's Long Term Success

November 17, 2010 | Webinar

Featuring Jeffrey Margolis '79, MBA '80

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CWS & Merrill Lynch present: Investing in an Uncertain Interest Rate Environment

November 10, 2010 | Metro New York

Featuring Jonathan Peris '94, Global Wealth Management, Merrill Lynch, Joseph Yasinski, VP, Eaton Vance, Rich Levine, Sr. Portfolio Manager, Neuberger Berman

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CWS & CCLI Present an Evening of Networking

September 29, 2010 | Jericho, NY

Kick off the 2010-2011 Season with a Networking Event!
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Risk or Uncertainty? Finance in a World of States

June 16, 2010 | Metro New York

Featuring Cornell Professor Peter Katzenstein

Recession, Regulation, and the Future of Free Markets

June 11, 2010 | Ithaca

A Conversation with David Skorton and Sandy Weill

"The End of Wall Street"

May 12, 2010 | Metro New York

Featuring Financial Author, Roger Lowenstein '76

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