Michael E. Novogratz is the CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners and lives in New York City.
He was formerly a Principal and Chief Investment Officer of the Fortress Macro Fund; he was also a member of the Board of Directors of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Mr. Novogratz joined Fortress in 2002 after spending 11 years at Goldman Sachs, where he was elected Partner in 1998.
Mr. Novogratz founded and serves as the Chairman of the Board for Beat the Streets, a non-profit organization which builds wrestling programs in New York City public schools, and is also the Honorary Chairman of USA Wrestling Foundation.
Mr. Novogratz also serves as Chairman of the Board of The Bail Project and Hudson River Park Friends. He is also on the Board of Directors of NYU Langone Medical Center, Princeton Varsity Club, The Jazz Foundation of America and Artists for Peace and Justice. Mr. Novogratz received an AB in Economics from Princeton University, and served as a helicopter pilot in the US Army.