Wesley Edens, commonly known as Wes Edens is the present Chief Investment Officer and co-Founder of Fortress Investment Group. Mr. Wesley is a renowned investor in a variety of industries such as financial services, media, real estate, transportation, infrastructure, and healthcare. Apart from being the firm’s CIO, Wes Edens also holds other positions in Fortress Investment Group such as being the firm’s co-Chairman, private equity chief investment officer, head of private equity, Co-Chief Executive Officer, and president of the private equity. Notably, Mr. Edens was working with BlackRock Financial Management, Inc. before joining in the foundation of Fortress Investment Group in 1998. Edens was serving as a founding partner of the BlackRock Financial Management.
Moreover, Wesley worked as the managing director in the company. Additionally, Wes Edens served in the Lehman Brothers as a partner way back before co-founding Fortress. Wesley Edens Studied at Oregon State University where he graduated with a degree in finance and business administration in the year 1984. Wesley uses his education, experience, and knowledge to help Fortress Investment Group to propel its services to higher levels. Apart from being a finance expert, Wes Edens is a sports fanatic. Edens and his partner purchased the Milwaukee Bucks that cost them about $555 million. After buying the stuff, Edens promised the former owner that he would ensure that the team had received a new arena and remains in Wisconsin.
Edens and his co-owner worked hard to make the Milwaukee Bucks an excellent avenue for the betting players. Wes Edens led Fortress Investment Group to build venture into railroad investment. The railroad is one of the best performing investment in the country presently. Wesley Edens and Fortress made transportation more accessible. Driving for a distance between Miami and Fort Lauderdale is expected to take a maximum of 45 minutes. The commuting time could be sometimes stretched to taking a maximum of an hour as a result of impossible gridlocks. However, Wesley Edens has created another better way of traveling around South Florida. Surprisingly, Brightline made it possible for people to use as little as 30 minutes to travel from Miami to Lauderdale. This is a super high-speed. Notably, Brightline is the only passenger train system that is privately owned and operated in the United States. This inaugural super-speed run was launched in May 2018. Additionally, travelers are allowed to enjoy food service, leather seats, and free-Wi-Fi while traveling to their destinations.