Tom Gores
  • Name Tom Gores, Platinum Equity Llc
  • Industry Real Estate
  • Bio Tom Gores, the founder of global private equity firm Platinum Equity, currently has a net worth of $2.7 billion. Though he is now based in Beverly Hills, the billionaire was raised in Michigan, and currently owns the state’s NBA team, the Detroit Pistons. Prior to founding his own firm, he and brother Alec invested in the software business Ventech.