|Celebrated Name:||Tony Ressler|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Antony P. Ressler|
|Age:||60 years old|
|Birth Date:||12 October 1960|
|Birth Place:||Washington D.C|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Jami Gertz|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Oliver, Nicholas, Theo)|
|Is Tony Ressler Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Entrepreneur, Financial professional, Investment Banker|
|Net Worth:||$4 Billion|
|Last Updated:||January 2021|
Antony “Tony” Ressler is an American businessman who co-founded “Apollo Management” with his brother in law, Leon Black. Presently, he is the Executive Chairman of Ares Management Corporation. In addition to this, he also serves as the co-owner of Atlanta Hawks of the NBA.
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Early Life & Biography
Ressler was born to a Jewish couple, Ira and Dorothy Ressler, in the year 1960. He went to Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and later earned his MBA from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Business. After graduating, Ressler worked at the American bank and Wall Street firm, Drexel Burnham Lambert. In 1990, the bank got coerced into bankruptcy, and that led to the establishment of Apollo Global Management, an American private equity firm.
Tony Ressler married the Hollywood actress Jamie Gertz in 1989. The couple has raised a family of three sons, Oliver Jordan Ressler, Nicholas Simon Ressler, and Theo Ressler.
His sister, Debra Ressler is a Broadway producer, who got married to the Apollo co-founder Leon Black. His brother, Richard Ressler is the founder of the Chartered Investment Management, an asset management firm based in London.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 12 October 1960, Tony Ressler is 60 years old as of today’s date 24th January 2021. His height is 1.57 m tall, and his weight is 80 kg.
After graduating from the Columbia University, Ressler worked at the American bank and Wall Street firm, Drexel Burnham Lambert. In 1990, the bank got coerced into bankruptcy, and that led to the establishment of Apollo Global Management, an American private equity firm. Ressler and another co-founder, Leon Black, employed the heads of most of Drexel’s department.
In 1997, he co-founded another asset management company called Ares Management, with his colleagues. The company sought to help its customers with asset management, real estate, stock trades, financial advice, investment consultancy, credit opportunities, etc. He stepped down and became the executive chairman in December 2017.
In addition to this, he has also served as a minority stakeholder in the Major League’s Baseball team, Milwaukee Brewers, and as the principal owner of the Atlanta Hawks of the NBA, which he purchased for $800 million – $850 million.
In the non-profit sector, he is a member of the Co-Chair Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Board of Directors of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Apart from this, he is also the co-chairperson of Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools and one of the founders of the “Painted Turtle Camp,” an organization that takes ailing children on camping tours.
He also supports the military through his contribution to The Greatest Generations Foundation.
Awards & Achievements
The American chief executive and business tycoon have not been recognized for his work by any reputed organization.
Net Worth & Salary of Tony Ressler
As of January 2021, Tony Ressler has an estimated net worth of at least $4 Billion. He makes a ballpark amount of $25 million as the Executive Chairman and Co-Founder at Ares Management. He also earns through stock trades of the investment management company and by being owning the NBA team, Atlanta Hawks.
Tony Ressler is an American philanthropist, entrepreneur, and co-founder of numerous companies, namely Ares Management Corporation, Ares Management LLC, Alliance for College-Ready Public Schools, Ares Private Equity Group, Ares Commercial Real Estate Corporation, etc. In addition to this, he has also contributed to various humanitarian ventures such as the Ressler/Gerts Foundation and executed programs to assist children belonging to deprived communities.