People: Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG.N)
Mr. Wesley Robert Edens serves as Co-Chairman of the Board and Principal of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Mr. Edens has been Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors since August 2009, and he has been a member of the Board of Directors since November 2006. Mr. Edens has been a principal and a member of the Management Committee of Fortress since co-founding the Company in 1998. Mr. Edens is responsible for the Company’s private equity and publicly traded alternative investment businesses. He is Chairman of the board of directors of each of New Senior Investment Group Inc., Florida East Coast Railway Corp., New Media Investment Group Inc., Drive Shack Inc. (formerly known as Newcastle Investment Corp.) and OneMain Holdings Inc., and he is a director of Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. and Mapeley Limited. Mr. Edens also previously served on the boards of the following publicly traded companies and registered investment companies: Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors LLC from May 2015 to May 2016; Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc. from October 2013 to October 2016; New Residential Investment Corp. from April 2013 to May 2016; Nationstar Mortgage Holdings Inc. from February 2012 to July 2016; Brookdale Senior Living Inc., from September 2005 to June 2014; GAGFAH S.A., from September 2006 to June 2014; Penn National Gaming Inc. from October 2008 to November 2013; GateHouse Media Inc. from June 2005 to November 2013; Aircastle Limited from August 2006 to August 2012; Rail America Inc. from November 2006 to October 2012; Eurocastle Investment Limited, from August 2003 to November 2011; and Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc., from October 2012 to November 2012. Prior to forming Fortress, Mr. Edens was a partner and a managing director of BlackRock Financial Management Inc., where he headed BlackRock Asset Investors, a private equity fund. In addition, Mr. Edens was formerly a partner and a managing director of Lehman Brothers. Mr. Edens received a B.S. in Finance from Oregon State University.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||7,526,310|
|Restricted Stock Awards, USD||--|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||187,206|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||7,713,510|