University of Pittsburgh

Shekar Narasimhan, H.J. Zoffer Medal for Meritorious Service Honoree, 2010

Shekar Narasimhan

Managing Partner, Beekman Advisors, and Chief Executive Officer, Beekman Helix India Partners
Washington, D.C.

As a key player in the financial services, investment banking, and real estate industries for more than 30 years, Shekar Narasimhan (MBA '75) not only exemplifies the qualities and thinking of the most outstanding leaders, he is committed to cultivating leadership best practices in the next generation of executives. That is why he cosponsors the Thought Leaders in Business speakers' forum, which is designed to expose students to leading thinkers and to allow the entire Pitt Business community to reflect on what it means to be a leader. Narasimhan has held a number of top management positions at various companies, including WMF Group, Prudential Mortgage Capital Company, and now Beekman Advisors and Beekman Helix India Partners. He is on the executive committee of the National Housing Conference and the boards of the Community Preservation and Development Corporation and the Low Income Investment Fund. Narasimhan also serves as an independent director on the board of Broadstone Net Lease, Inc.