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Stephen Wong


Stephen Wong is managing director, co-head of the Real Estate Group in Asia Ex-Japan and chairman of Hong Kong investment banking at Goldman Sachs. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2005 and received the firm’s prestigious John L. Weinberg Award in 2020. This award was established in 1990 to recognize an individual’s unwavering commitment to clients, leadership, high ethical and professional standards, teamwork, and mentorship throughout the individual’s career at the Firm. Wong was the first ever recipient of the Award from the Asia Pacific region. He has published three books with Smithsonian Books, most recently Game Worn: Baseball Treasures from the Game’s Greatest Heroes and Moments (2016) which was nominated for the Casey Award. Wong himself is a life-long collector of rare and significant baseball artifacts. He is one of the world’s foremost authorities on baseball uniforms, game-used bats and other forms of memorabilia and has helped advise and organize baseball-themed exhibitions at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum for Baseball: America’s Home Run (2022 – 2025) where he serves as honorary advisor, California Museum for California at Bat: America’s Pastime in the Golden State (2018), the National Museum of American Jewish History, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, and Skirball Cultural Center for Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American (2014 – 2016); and the Museum of the City of New York for Glory Days: New York Baseball, 1947 – 1957 (2007). Wong is also serving as an advisor and lender to The Jackie Robinson Museum in New York and also advises and loans artifacts to the San Francisco Giants. Wong is a member of the Board of Trustees of Hobart and William Smith Colleges where he earned a B.A. in economics in 1989 and received a Juris Doctorate degree from Stanford Law School in 1992.