Peter Peterson’s profile picture

Peter Peterson

Peter Peterson’s profile picture
Net worth 2018: $2 Billion
Industry: Investments
Residence: New York, New York
Country: United States
Children: 5
Education: Bachelor of Arts / Science, Northwestern University; Master of Business Administration, Booth School of Business

Peter Peterson was born in New York, New York, United States. Peter Peterson is #1216 in List Billionaires People In The World. Pete Peterson cofounded private equity firm Blackstone Group in 1985 with Stephen Schwarzman, now also a billionaire. Peterson also served as Secretary of Commerce under President Nixon, and chair of New York's Federal Reserve Bank from 2000 to 2004. With one of the most distinguished résumés in America, Peterson was chairman and CEO of Lehman Brothers in the 1970s and early 1980s. He made most of his fortune at Blackstone and sold a chunk of his stake for $1.85 billion (pretax) in 2007 when the company went public. He created the Peter G. Peterson Foundation to raise public awareness about the dangers of high deficits and excessive spending.


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I've learned that you've got to follow your bliss. Do something you are passionate about: it's not just the financial capital, it's the human capital. The excitement and the energy multiplies the effectiveness of what you are doing.

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