Robert Falzon is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Prudential Financial, Inc. Appointed to this position in March 2013, he oversees global financial management matters, including financial reporting, treasury, tax, and mergers and acquisitions. Previously, Falzon was senior vice president and treasurer of Prudential Financial, Inc., responsible for management of the company’s capital, liquidity, and borrowing. Before being appointed treasurer in 2009, he served as managing director at Prudential Real Estate Investors (PREI), head of PREI’s Global Merchant Banking and Global Real Estate Securities Groups and chief executive officer of its European business.
Prior to joining PREI in 1998, Falzon was a managing director in the investment banking group at Prudential Securities Incorporated in New York where he managed numerous public and private equity offerings and worked extensively in mergers and acquisitions. Previously, he worked for nine years in the private placement area at Prudential, eventually rising to head of the Northeast Regional Investment Group. Falzon chairs the Advisory Boards of the New Jersey Salvation Army and the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Ironbound in Newark. He also is a member of the Rutgers Business School Advisory Board.
Falzon holds a master of business administration degree in finance and accounting from Columbia University and graduated a Phi Beta Kappa with a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Rutgers University. In addition, he is a CFA charterholder, a certified public accountant, a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and a member of the CFA Institute.