Wes Edens is the principal and a Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC. The firm is an affiliate of FIG LLC and it was established in 1998. Fortress group is a private and credit investment firm that majorly specializes in asset-based management. Through their team of experts, the Fortress Group has helped people in the management of their physical and financial properties ranging from capital assets to real estate properties among many others. Wes has helped the firm grow into one of the largest asset management firms in the country and through the various roles he has served in many other firms, he has successfully enabled investors to handle their financial needs through the firm.Prior to co-founding the firm, Wes Edens served as the partner and founding director of the Blackrock Financial Management firm.
Wes has also served in many other firms through which he gained a lot of expertise in the field of asset management. Through his excellent leadership skills, Wes has seen Fortress Group grow into one of the largest firms in the world and as a result, it has gained a great reputation. The Fortress Group firm is currently ranked by the Forbes List of Worlds’ billionaires at number 932. The firm is perceived to be worth $1.2 billion and it has grown tremendously over the recent years.Besides focusing on his career, Wes Edens is also passionate about sports and he has supported a vast number of young people to achieve their dreams. He has also taken the initiative to purchase a vast number of sports clubs, with Milwaukee Bucks being among them. He owns the Milwaukee Bucks together with Marc Lasry, and they have together seen it grow.
Wes has always been passionate about working together with his team of employees as well as his executives. Through the admirable relationships he has maintained with his team of employees, Wes has seen the Fortress Firm acquire a good reputation, particularly through the vast number of positive customer reviews that it has received. The positive reviews have made the firm one of the best places to work at and a vast number of people have strived to seek employment form the firm. Wes has always been dedicated toward delivering the best services in every firm that he has worked at and this has seen him emerge to be among the most sought out investors in the world.