44 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
RiskMetrics is a leading provider of risk management research, data, software, and education to financial institutions and individuals around the world.
RiskMetrics products are a core component of the risk management process at over 5,000 banks, hedge funds, asset managers, insurance companies, brokerage houses, corporations and more than half of the world�s central banks. RiskMetrics retail product, RiskGrades(*), makes this same technology available to millions of financial advisors and individual investors. These measurement tools work seamlessly to promote greater understanding in the financial markets. The company promotes transparency by distributing its risk management information publicly via the Internet and offers financial institutions and individuals measurement tools that enable a complete Picture of Risk. RiskMetrics is a privately held company with over 115 employees. The company is based on Wall Street in New York City, with offices in London and Tokyo.
Ethan Berman, CEO
Ethan was a managing director at JP Morgan responsible for the firm's Risk Management Services Group. As head of that group, he was in charge of JPMorgan's risk advisory work, including developing risk products such as RiskMetrics and CreditMetrics. Ethan joined JPMorgan in 1987 and worked in New York, Tokyo and Paris. He eventually managed the Mortgage-Backed Securities business, the North American taxable salesforce, and the government option and zero-coupon trading desk.