Goldman Sachs To Present At The Salomon Smith Barney 2003 Financial Services Conference

NEW YORK – The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS) today announced that Henry M. Paulson, Chairman & CEO, is scheduled to make a presentation on the firm, the business environment and related matters, at the Salomon Smith Barney 2003 Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, January 28, 2003 at 8:15 AM EST.

A live audio webcast of the presentation will be accessible through the Investor Relations section of our Web site,

Please direct any questions regarding obtaining access to the webcast to Goldman Sachs Investor Relations, via e-mail, at .

Goldman Sachs is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.