Leon Cooperman

Leon Cooperman

Chairman and CEO of Omega Advisors

A Wall Street legend, Lee Cooperman spent his first 22 years with Goldman in the Investment Research Department as partner-in-charge, co-chairman of the Investment Policy Committee and chairman of the Stock Selection Committee. In 1989, he became chairman and chief executive officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and was chief investment officer of the equity product line including managing the GS Capital Growth Fund. In 1991, after retiring from Goldman, Lee organized a private investment partnership, Omega Advisors, Inc. a hedge fund that gained a reputation for its strong performance.