Fortress Investment Group Co-Founder Randal Nardone
Randal Nardone is one of the co-founders of the alternative asset management firm Fortress Investment Group. He has been one of the firm’s top executives since it was founded. Over the years, Randal has provided his leadership and expertise to help the firm become one of the most successful firms in the finance industry. Prior to co-founding Fortress Investment Group, Nardone worked in the finance industry as a managing director and principal. At the beginning of his career, Randal Nardone was a practicing attorney at a law firm.
Prior to starting his career, Randal Nardone completed both an undergraduate degree program and law school. He attended the University of Connecticut where he majored in both biology and English. Nardone completed a bachelor’s degree in both fields. Once he completed his undergraduate education, he went on to attend law school at Boston University. Randal finished a Juris Doctor degree and would use this educational credential to pursue a career in law.
Randal Nardone began his career as a practicing lawyer. He joined the law firm Thatcher, Proffitt & Wood which is a well-known firm in New York City. While at this law firm, he was one of the associates who served a number of clients. After a span of several years, Nardone became one of the members of the firm’s executive committee. At this position, he used his leadership to help guide the firm by helping it provide better service to clients and expand the firm.
After working as an attorney for several years, Randal Nardone began working in the finance industry. His first position in the financial sector was as the principal of a startup firm called BlackRock Financial Management. His next position in the financial sector was as the managing director of the investment banking firm UBS. Both of these experiences have allowed Randal to develop his leadership skills as well as learn how to manage a successful financial services firm.
In 1998, Randal helped start up Fortress Investment Group. For the last twenty years, Randal was heavily involved in managing the firm as well as providing its direction. He has served as a member of the management committee as well as one of its top executives. Today, he serves as the co-chief executive officer and principal of the firm.