Wes Edens prestigious businessman is the chairman and co-founder of Fortress Investment Group. Wes Eden is quite a sports enthusiast as well, and the co-owner of the Milwaukee Bucks an American basketball team based in Milwaukee Wisconsin. Wes Edens is also the owner of the League of Legends which is a popular online multiplayer battle arena video game, developed by Riot Games and is accessible for Mac operating systems as well as Microsoft Windows operating systems. Wes Eden billionaire birth name is Wesley Robert Edens but prefers to be acknowledged as Wes.
Wes Edens Education
Oregon State University
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Studies: Science, Finance, and Business Administration
Wes Edens before Fortress Investment Group
Wes began his career at Lehman Brothers which was a Global Financial servicing firm. Wes was with the firm until 1987. Wes occupied the position as a partner and managing director and left the firm in 1993. Wes Edens advanced his financial experience with a firm named Black Rock’s. Wes was a Partner and Managing Director of the company’s private equity and assets investors division until 1997.Wes Edens has held several executive positions with a number of leading Financial Service Institutes listed below are a few well known financial firms.
- Capstead Mortgage Corp
- Global Signal Inc.
- Global Principal Finance Group
- Smith Barney
- Merrill Lynch
Fortress Investment Group
Fortress Investment Group founded in 1998 is a global investment managing service where their Home Office is located in New York. Fortress manages assets on behalf of private investors and institutional clients worldwide specializing in the following.
- Private Equity Funds
- Liquid Markets Funds
- Credit funds
- Traditional Asset Management
Fortress Investment Group, LLC is privately owned and staffed in the range of 500 – 1000 professional employees at the Home Office in New York, New York.
Wes Edens at Fortress Investment Group
Wes Edens with impressive financial background experience joined Fortress International Group in 1998 as the Co-Founder. Wes responsibilities at Fortress included publicity trades and private equity alternative investment businesses.In 2009 Wes became Co-Chairman of the board of directors at Fortress. Fortress Investment Group experienced a significant stock price drop that dropped below one dollar. Wes Edens while in the position as co-chairman regained the value of Fortress stock price by offering clients second- chance lending or as known in the financial industry subprime lending.Wes Edens served as Fortress infrastructure and transportation Investors Chairman from 2015 to 2016. One can honestly say Wes Edens presently co-founder of Fortress International Group knows his way around the office.
Wes Edens Bringing Home the Bacon
Wes Edens loving husband and father of four estimate take-home pay is 54.4 million dollars per year. Finances are not an issue at the Edens residence located in the New York New York area.