Hillary Clinton’s Minimum Speaking Fee: $200,000
Update: Clinton has given a series of speeches to big financial institutions. She gave two speeches to Goldman Sachs last week. On October 24th she spoke to the Alternative Investment Conference open only to Goldman clients. Reportedly she spoke from prepared remarks and answered a few questions. On the 29th she spoke to Goldman’s Building and Innovators Summit where she participated in question-and-answer session with Goldman CEO Lloyd Blankfein. In September she spoke at the private equity firm KKR’s annual investor meeting in California where she answered questions from KKR’s co-founder Henry Kravis on the Middle East, Washington, and politics. She spoke at another private equity firm the Carlyle Group. Clinton made a speech to shareholders moderated by Carlyle founder David Rubenstein. If Clinton got her minimum speaking fee for these four speeches she received $800,000.
Hillary Clinton will be the featured attraction at a Goldman Sachs conference Tuesday evening, in a question-and-answer session with chairman and CEO Lloyd Blankfein, POLITICO has learned.
The conference is aimed at start-up businesses, and Clinton’s session with Blankfein will be held in the evening, a source familiar with the planning said.
It’s the latest paid speaking gig for Clinton, who has also made visits to an investors conference held by private equity firm KKR, and to the Carlyle Group.
Clinton has spoken at a range of investment firms, trade associations and business groups since leaving the State Department earlier this year. Her fee is a minimum of $200,000 per gig.
The talks at investment houses have involved Q-and-As with the heads of those firms.