Wes Edens is the 369 billionaire on the world list. He is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Fortress Investment Group along with Peter Briger, Robert Kauffman, Randal Nardone and Michael Edward.He Co-founded Fortress Investment firm in the year 1998. The proceeds went to the five principals including Wes Edens making them top billionaires. In the year 2009, he was chosen to be the Board of Directors of the company. He helped the company to move to a better level in business by working hard and putting in more efforts to ensure that the company remains stable and injecting more resources to meet the company’s expectations.

Wes Edens was the Transportation and Infrastructure investor for two years since May 2015. He is behind the catalyst at Fortress for buying subprime lender Springleaf Financial Services making Fortress the Springleaf’s majority stakeholders.The $124 million investment plan yielded a hooping $3.5billion for Fortress. He served as CEO and President at Capstead Mortgage Corp in the year 2000 to 22nd July 2003. He also worked as a chairman of Florida East Coast Railway Corp from December 2007 to 30th June 207.Before he joined Fortress Firm, he was employed and became the Managing Director of BlackRock Financial Management for four years since 1993. He was also a Managing Director for Lehman Brothers Company between 1987 and 1993.

Fortress employees feel that the Fortress Company is the right place to work.The company always reward, motivates, recognizes hard work and dedication of its employees. In addition, it helps the employees gain more exposure, improve their working skills, and broaden employees’ knowledge base in financial service.Wes Edens is also the owner of the fly Quest team that is already actively participating in the Legends team in North America League Championship Series. It is one of the top performing team in the League. According to BizJournals, his take-home pay is $54.4 million per year.

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