Jonathan B. Balkind

JONATHAN B. BALKIND is a Senior Vice President and head of insurance
brokerage and bank research at Fox-Pitt, Kelton Inc. (FPK). Mr. Balkind
joined FPK in 1996 as a regional bank and insurance analyst. On the
banking side, Mr. Balkind has coverage responsibility for predominantly
large and mid-cap banks. In the insurance area, Mr. Balkind has coverage
responsibility for the brokerage industry, which consists of five
companies ranging in market cap from $1 billion to $30 billion. Prior to
joining FPK, Mr. Balkind spent four years as a corporate insurance
broker at Marsh & McLennan Companies in New York, where he primarily
represented Fortune 1000 companies. He holds an MBA degree from New York
University’s Stern School of Business and a BA degree in Economics from
St. Lawrence University.