Marilyn F. Booker, Class of 1985
One of Savoy Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America
Marilyn Booker is a Managing Director and the Head of Morgan Stanley’s Urban Markets Group. In her role with the Urban Markets Group, she runs a financial advisory business within Morgan Stanley focusing specifically on the Harlem and Washington heights sections of New York City. Prior to establishing the Urban Markets Group, she was head of Diversity, Work-Life, EEO and Human Resources Policy for Morgan Stanley. She is also a trustee of the Morgan Stanley Foundation, a member of the Morgan Stanley Benefit Plan Administrative Committee and a former member of the Morgan Stanley Residential Franchise Risk Committee. Booker is on the board of the New York Urban League and a member of the Executive Leadership Council and has previously served on the boards of the Arthur Ashe Institute of Health and the Michael J. Berkeley Foundation. She has testified before the U. S. House of Representatives Financial Services Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations at its hearing on diversity in the financial services sector and she has appeared on ABC World News Tonight in a segment on women and the workforce.
Booker was recognized by Savoy Magazine in 2011 and 2012 as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America, was recognized by Uptown Professional in 2011 as one of the Top 100 Top Executives in America and was selected by the Network Journal as one of the 25 Influential Black Women in Business.