Mark Walter

About Mark Walter

Who is it?: CEO, Guggenheim Partners LLC
Birth Year: 1960
Birth Place: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Alma mater: Creighton University (B.A.) Northwestern University (J.D.)
Occupation: Founder, Chief Executive Officer of Guggenheim Partners/ Chairman of Los Angeles Dodgers
Home town: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Spouse(s): Kimbra Walter

Mark Walter


Finance and Investments

Mark Walter is CEO, Guggenheim Partners LLC born on 1960 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. At age 58 Mark Walter net worth is approximately $2.84 Billion. Mark Walter is chief executive officer of investment firm Guggenheim Partners, which has roughly $300 billion in assets under management. In 2017 Guggenheim made headlines over reported infighting between Walter and the firm's chief investment officer, Scott Minerd.

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💰 Net worth: $2.84 Billion

2014 $1.75 Billion
2015 $2.2 Billion
2016 $2.4 Billion
2017 $2.5 Billion
2018 $2.84 Billion

Biography/Timeline

1996

Mark is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa native and Graduate of Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School. In 1996, he co-founded the Liberty Hampshire Company, LLC with Steven E. Johnson, in Chicago. In 2000, he helped found Guggenheim Partners, LLC. Today, he is the chief executive officer of Guggenheim Partners, which has rapidly grown into a global, Diversified financial services firm with more than $260 billion in assets under management, 2,300 employees, and 25 offices in six countries around the world.

2012

On December 10, 2012, in its annual survey of the "50 Most Influential People in Sports Business," the SportsBusiness Journal named Walter the 8th most influential person in Sports Business due to the historic Dodgers purchase.

2014

Walter and several of his partners also bought the Los Angeles Sparks basketball team in 2014.

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