Michael Lewis is a Director at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, a leading independent financial advisory and asset management firm. He is based in the firm’s New York office where he is responsible for investment origination, business development initiatives and relationship management with private equity real estate sponsors and institutional investors in North America. Previously, Michael was a Senior Vice President at Partners Group, a global private markets firm, and a Vice President in the Investment Management Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Michael earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the Fordham University Graduate School of Business Administration in New York. Michael became involved with the Sarcoma Foundation of America following the passing of his brother, Marc Lewis, who was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a relatively rare form of cancer, particularly in adults. He is committed to working with the SFA to support its mission to advocate for sarcoma patients and increase awareness about the disease. Michael and his wife, Lauren, live in New Jersey.