Hedge Fund Pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante Found Dead

Hedge Fund Pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante Found Dead

It is with great sadness that the PBHFA learns of hedge fund pioneer E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante sudden passing at the age of 64.

From the Palm Beach Post

 

She was found in her $1.6 million condo Saturday, but her identity was not immediately released by police.

“Lee touched us all in a way that will have a lasting positive impact on my life and the lives of so many others,” said Charles Gradante, her husband and business partner and fellow media pundit, in a statement.

E. Lee Hennessee-Gradante

She broke ground as a woman on male-dominated Wall Street, creating a hedge fund index and becoming a […] Read more

David Tepper Trashes Both Presidential Candidates

David Tepper Trashes Both Presidential Candidates

Head honcho at Miami based, $19 billion Appaloosa Management, David Tepper, trashes both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton.

From Forbes by Nathan Vardi

 

Billionaire David Tepper, arguably the top hedge fund manager and investor of his generation, said on Monday that the presidential election represented “a fairly bad choice at the top.”

A blunt speaker who generally likes to limit his appearances in the media spotlight, Tepper was candid in his assessment of the contenders for president, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, in remarks to CNBC on Monday.

“You have one person with questionable judgment and the other person may be demented, narcissistic and […] Read more

A Few Photos From Our 2016-2017 Kick Off Event !!!

A Few Photos From Our 2016-2017 Kick Off Event !!!

Hillevi Dahlin, Elliot Stiefel

Brad Ellman, Shawn Mostal, Matthew Welding

Roberta Kjelgaard, Mike Mazzola

Brian Taylor, Matt Welding, April Klimley

Vince Gioeni, Brom Rettor

Lewis Greenberg, Matthew Demeter

Joe Iannino, Shawn Mostal, Rafael Beck, Mike Stupay, Diane Murphy, Arthur Iskhakov

Brian Taylor, Dave Goodboy

Tyler Wright, Lilia Torchio

Derrick Wenger, Adam Lorraine

Shawn Mostal, Catherine Octave, Lewis Greenberg

Chris Fetes, Jason Lowe

Cat Castan, William Madden

Jonathan Beaton, John Strzalka, Nick Kahn

Vishal Harpalani, Sean Harrington, Catheline Octave

Matt Luciano, Kathryn Dunkley

[…] Read more

Many Palm Beachers Hit The Forbes 400

Many Palm Beachers Hit The Forbes 400

From The Daily News

Here’s a list of Palm Beachers — full-time and seasonal — on the 2016 Forbes 400:

* Industrialist David Koch, 76, with $42 billion (up from $41 billion in 2015), tied for seventh place

* Investor Carl Icahn, 80, with $15.7 billion (down from $20.5 billion), in 26th place

* Discount broker Thomas Peterffy, 71, with $12.6 billion (down from $13.5 billion), in 32nd place

> Forbes 400: David Koch leads Palm Beach names; Trump ranks 156th

* Financier Stephen Schwarzman, 69, with $10.3 billion (down from $11.6 billion), in 45th place

* Cosmetics mogul Leonard Lauder, 79, with $9 billion (up from […] Read more