Randal Nardone is the co founder and principal of the finance firm Fortress Investment Group. He founded the firm in 1998 after working in both the legal and finance field for over two decades. He looked to use his legal expertise and finance in order to start up a successful company. As a result, Randal Nardone founded the company that specializes in investment asset management of private equity securities. Nardone has built the firm into one of the most successful in the entire world. Today, his firm serves over 1700 clients worldwide along with having a number of office locations in various cities in the world. In a recent publication, Randal was named one of the wealthiest individuals in the world with a fortune estimated at $1.8 billion.
Before Randal Nardone began his career, he first attended college in order to complete a higher education. He first attended the University of Connecticut where he completed bachelor degrees in both English and biology. With a couple of undergraduate degrees, Randal would then go on to attend law school and complete a Juris Doctor degree. Nardone attended Boston University’s law school and after finishing this program, he began his working career. His first job was at a law firm in New York City where he would spend a few years practicing in the legal field. However, Randal decided to work in the finance industry and would begin working at a number of investment banking and financial services firms. Over the next several years, Randal Nardone would spend time working at a number of top financial firms including the Swiss firm UBS.
While working at these various financial services firms, Randal would serve as a managing director. As the managing director of these firms, he would set the goals and policies of them along with providing strategies on how to best operate the company. He was also responsible for making client deals and bringing in business for the firm as well.With a number of years of experience in the finance field, Randal would look to get involved in entrepreneurship. Randal started up the firm Fortress Investment Group with fellow entrepreneur Wes Edens. During the first few years of the firm, Nardone would serve as a high ranking member of the company. At this time, he would begin organizing the firm and looking into getting clients. He would also look to help bring in finance professionals to run the firm. Within a few years, the firm would emerge as one of the most prominent investment management firms in the industry.