Randal Nardone is an attorney and entrepreneur who co founded Fortress Investment Group. He helped start up Fortress Investment Group in the late 1990’s with fellow finance professional and entrepreneur Wes Edens. Together, the two would build one of the top investment firms in the financial services industry. As well as being a successful entrepreneur, Randal has also been involved in managing investment firms as well. He served as a principal as well as a managing director during career. Throughout his career, Randal Nardone has demonstrated his leadership skills. This has helped him become a valuable member of every organization that he has been a part of.
The career of Randal Nardone began when he worked at the New York City based law firm Thatcher, Proffitt & Wood. While he worked at this firm, Randal would serve as a practicing attorney. Several years later, Randal would become a member of its management team. He was named to the executive committee of the law firm in which he was responsible for overseeing the administration and services of the firm.
Shortly after working at the law firm Thatcher, Proffitt & Wood, Randal Nardone took a position at the financial services firm Blackrock Financial Management. At this firm, Randal held an executive role as the principal. While serving as the principal, Randal provided general management of the firm as well as setting policies and strategies for the firm. Under his leadership, Blackrock Financial Management would become a successful investment firm.
Another one of Randal’s career experiences came when he joined the European investment banking firm UBS. Once he joined this firm, he became its managing director. As the managing director, Randal would participate in both management and business development. He would help the firm acquire new clients and expand. While working as a managing director, Nardone would get more valuable experience which would help him become an entrepreneur.
In 1998, Randal would team up with Wes Edens to found Fortress Investment Group. They would team up to develop a private equity asset management firm to serve clients all over the world. Nardone was immediately a member of the executive committee which oversaw all activities and policies of the firm. Nardone would specialize in managing the private equity division along with Edens. As well as being a member of the management committee, Randal also serves as one of the principals and chief executive officers.