Randal Nardone is a Co-Founder of the Fortress Investment Group. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry making him successful in his chosen craft. Before he began his professional career in business, Nardone studied at the Connecticut University where he earned degrees in Biology and English. Next to that, he went to the Boston University’s School of Law and completed his Juris Prudence degree.Subsequent to earning his Juris Prudence degree Randal Nardone was employed by the Thacher Proffitt and Wood law office. He became a member of the executive committee and partner at the said law firm. After that, he went on to the industry of financial services where he got the chance to serve with Blackrock Financial Management. He became a principal of Blackrock and held that role till 1997, then resigned to be the Managing Director of UBS.
After a one year stint at UBS, Nardone moved on to join the Fortress Investment Group in 1998 and took on the position of Chief Executive Officer from 1993 onwards.Randal Nardone poured every knowledge and experience he gained in the financial industry in Fortress because he was confident that he had the appropriate skills to help the company. And along with his co-principals he worked with the knowledge that the clients and the entire company would benefit from any great successful accomplishments that were attained. And with this in mind the company grew, and others were likewise given the opportunities to be successful with their holdings and investments. Nardone always had Fortress’s back, and he prioritized his immediate attention to things and people who essentially needed it.Taking note of how things are changing within the industry and how Fortress Investment Group evolved through the years.
Nardone wanted all the individuals connected with the company to know that he would always assist them with any options available to improve things. And since he knew that others worked hard to make Fortress what it is today, he felt it was his obligation to open routes for the things they truly deserve.So, when the SoftBank Group Corporation (SBG), a conglomerate and multinational Japanese company based in Tokyo, inquired about any possibilities of acquiring Fortress, Randal Nardone consented to the idea. His intention behind this is that the move will provide further opportunities for Fortress, and get the support it needs to develop further.After the acquisition was completed, SoftBank adhered to the agreement that it would allow Fortress to have an independent operation, will still be based in New York, and will be managed by Randal Nardone along with his co-principals.