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Anthony Scaramucci (born January 6, 1964) is an American financier, entrepreneur and author. He is the founder and a co-managing partner of investment firm SkyBridge Capital. In 2011, Scaramucci was the recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award® New York Award in the Financial Services category.

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    Early life and education

    Scaramucci was born on Long Island, New York and had a middle-class upbringing. His father was a construction worker. He earned a B.A. in Economics from Tufts University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.

    Career

    After graduating from Harvard Law School, Scaramucci began his career at Goldman Sachs, where he worked from 1989 to 1996 and held positions in its Investment Banking, Equities and Private Wealth Management divisions. In 1996, Scaramucci left Goldman to launch Oscar Capital Management with his colleague Andrew Boszhardt. In 2001, Oscar Capital was sold to Neuberger Berman and upon Neuberger Berman’s sale to Lehman Brothers in 2003, Scaramucci served as a managing director in its Investment Management division. In 2005, Scaramucci founded SkyBridge Capital, a global alternative investment firm with $7.2 billion in assets under management where he currently serves as co-managing partner. InvestHedge ranked SkyBridge’s Multi-Advisor Hedge Fund Portfolio and its Legion Strategies the top performing multi-strategy fund of hedge funds globally for 2012.

    SkyBridge is the host of the SkyBridge Alternatives “SALT” Conference, which was launched in 2009 and is held in Las Vegas every spring. In October 2012, SkyBridge expanded the conference globally and held the inaugural SALT Asia at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

    Other activities

    Scaramucci is the author of Goodbye Gordon Gekko: How to Find Your Fortune Without Losing Your Soul (Wiley: May 2010) and The Little Book of Hedge Funds: What You Need to Know About Hedge Funds but the Managers Won’t Tell You (Wiley: May 2012). Called an “ambassador-at-large for the hedge-fund industry,” Scaramucci is a frequent commentator and speaker. He is a member of the World Economic Forum and speaks at the annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. He is a regular contributor to CNBC.

    On May 15, 2014, SkyBridge announced it had acquired rights to the iconic TV show "Wall Street Week." As reported in the New York Post, the show will be an extension of SkyBridge's annual SALT Conference.

    Philanthropy

    Scaramucci is an active philanthropist. He is a board member of Warrior Gateway and The Brain Tumor Foundation as well as on the Board of Advisors for the School of Arts & Sciences at Tufts University and the Harvard Law School Leadership Counsel. In, 2011, he was honored for his humanitarian efforts by Hedge Fund Cares at its 13th Annual New York Open Your Heart to the Children Benefit and Alicia Keys’ Keep a Child Alive 8th Annual Black Ball.

    Politics

    Scaramucci is a registered Republican and served as a National Finance Co-Chair for Mitt Romney for President in 2012. Previously, he was a supporter of President Obama. In September 2010, Scaramucci asked President Obama at a CNBC Town Hall meeting when he was going to “stop whacking Wall Street like a pinata.”

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