Market

Herbert Allen, Jr.

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

He’s widely known for being advisor to some of the top media moguls and the man who helped Google go public back in 2004. He’s been director of Coca-Cola since 1982, and is the president and CEO of his private investment company Allen & Co. Earlier this year, Allen purchased approximately $8 million worth of […]

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William H. Gross

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

He’s a chief investment officer and legendary bond investor. The co-founder of PIMCO is one of the financial geniuses of our time and has authored several books.

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Thomas Steyer

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Steyer is co-managing partner of Farallon Capital Management, LLC, which manages the wealth of a number of other high-profile and high-net-worth individuals on our list. It’s a position he has held since founding the company in 1986. He got his start in the Risk Arbitrage Department of Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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Charles Schwab

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

The man who famously brought Wall Street back to Main Street by undercutting the big brokerage houses in the late 1970s was also one of the first to bring investing online. Today, Charles Schwab & Co. holds close to $1.65 trillion of client assets and a $25 billion bank. Schwab himself boasts a net worth […]

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George Roberts

Sunday, January 15th, 2012

Roberts is one of the three original partners of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, where he amassed an impressive net worth of $3.4 billion. In 1989, Roberts led one of the most famous leverage buyouts in the takeover of RJR Nabisco. His involvement in the deal was profiled in the novel and movie Barbarians at the Gate.

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