Firm: Perry Capital
City: New York
2008 Age: 53
2008 Assets Under Management (AUM): $15 Billion
Richard Perry received a BS from the University of University of Pennsylvania, and earned an MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Like Dan Och and Eddie Lampert, Richard Perry worked in the Risk Arbitage department at Goldman Sachs. Perry co-founded Perry Capital in 1988. He achieved a return of over 12% for 2007.