M. Steven Langman

Mr. Langman co-founded Rhône in 1996 and has led the day to day management of the firm since inception. Rhône is an alternative asset manager with approximately $6 billion of assets under management in private equity, real estate and venture capital. He serves on all of the Investment Committees of the firm’s capital pools, including its real estate joint venture with WeWork. Prior to Rhône, Mr. Langman was a Managing Director of Lazard Frères, where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Before joining Lazard Frères, Mr. Langman worked in the mergers and acquisitions department of Goldman Sachs. He has more than three decades of experience financing, analyzing and investing in public and private companies, as well as serving on the boards of a number of Rhône portfolio companies.
In addition to Zodiac Pool Solutions, Mr. Langman currently serves on the Board of Directors of CSM Bakery Solutions, Hudson’s Bay Company, Vistajet and WeWork. He also serves as a director and advisor to a number of philanthropic and educational institutions. Mr. Langman received a B.A. with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics.