Jamie is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of York Capital Management. He is a Managing Member of the Firm and is a member of the firm’s Senior Management Committee. He has responsibility for the implementation and execution of York’s investment process as well as its overall business strategy. He is the co-portfolio manager for York’s multi-strategy funds, and along with Dan Schwartz, oversees the firm’s other portfolio managers’ investment activities.
Prior to forming York Capital Management in 1991, Jamie was a general partner at Kellner, DiLeo & Co., a New York Stock Exchange member firm specializing in risk arbitrage. Jamie was also a member of the Investment Banking Group of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrett.
Jamie received his B.S. in Economics, summa cum laude, from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of both the Museum of the City of New York and Publicolor, a not-for-profit organization benefiting New York City Public school children.
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