Wall Street 50 – 2004

Robert C. Golden/Prudential Financial

Having joined Prudential Financial in 1976, Robert Golden is the executive vice president of the company. He held positions of increasing responsibility during his tenure, and in 1997 assumed his current position of director of corporate operations and systems.

Golden has been named a Knight of the Holy Sepulchre and a Knight of Malta. He is First Vice Chair of HeartShare Human Services of New York. He was named Man of the Year by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Brooklyn in 2001 and by Catholic Big Brothers and Big Sisters in 2002. He also received the Caritas Award from the Catholic Teachers’ Association of the Diocese of Brooklyn in 2003.

In 2000, Golden was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He earned his BS in accounting and his MBA in finance from Fordham University. As a third-generation Irish-American, he traces his roots to County Mayo. He is married to Maureen Moore and they have two children, Katie and Bobby.