Randal Nardone has been the CEO of Fortress Investment Group and its non-independent director since 1998 and he has contributed to the success of the company across time. In 2007, he ranked 557th on Forbes’ “World Billionaires” list. It goes without saying that he has become a household name through hard work, patience and intelligence, but it is very interesting to study his life path and see what distinguishes him from the rest.
Early life and career
Randal Nardone graduated with a BA in English/Biology at the University of Connecticut and then he studied law at Boston University. After getting his JD degree, he was a member of the executive committe for the Thatcher Proffitt& Wood Law firm. Brilliant as he was at litigation, he soon realized that he found asset management more interesting. Thus he went on his way of becoming a corporate billionaire. He worked as Principal at Black Rock Financial Management and then at UBS as Managing Director. The business world definitely was for Randal Nardone and he appreciated a good challenge he could overcome with intelligence and wit.
The Fortress Investment Group years
After co-founding Fortress Investment Group, Randal Nardone has established a clear way for himself: real estate, financing for corporate and asset-based borrowers. He has worked very hard and in 2013 he became CEO of Fortress Group Investment. He also serves on the boards of Springleaf Financial Services, Eurocastle Investment, Brookdale Senior Living and he is known for his creative, safe and inspired strategies.
Being on Forbes’ “Billionaires List”
It’s Randal’s work at Frotress Investment Group that landed him a place on Forbes’ “Billionaires List”, which was a tremenduous, long awaited and hardly worked for achievement for him. Together with his billionaire partners, Peter Briger and Michael Novogratz, he is pushing the company to be better and better whilst maintaining ethical standards at the same time. His strong work ethic inspires him to encourage every employee to reach their best potential and bring a contribution to the company. He is well known for his dynamism, wit and capacity to adjust. He always looks for creative solutions and he never ceases to amaze through his flexibility. To his employees, he is a trustworthy person who goes the extra mile to bring profit to the company and ultimately see everyone succeed. It is clear that all these qualities are what have earned him success and will probably propel him even further in the years to come.
About Randal Nardone: www.businessinsider.com/meet-fortress-investment-groups-interim-ceo-2011-12