Barry Rosenstein

Barry Rosenstein lives in New York, N.Y. with his wife and three children

Barry Rosenstein was an accountant’s son who grew up in West Orange, N.J. He studied at Lehigh University for a bachelors of Arts degree. He is a C.P.A. Then he received his MBA from Wharton business school. Barry Rosenstein became an investment banker at Merrill Lynch. He Learned business from the best: he was hired by corporate raider Asher Edelman, an inspiration for Wall Street Gordon Gecko. His first big score was when he invested $7 million in junk car seller Copart in 1992. Today, the company is worth billions. He Founded Jana Partners hedge fund 2001 with annual returns believed to be 23% after fees. Barry Rosenstein joined up with Steve Cohen in a bid to force TD Ameritrade to merge with another brokerage firm a few years ago. He enjoys yoga. He has a net worth of 1.3 billion dollars.