Speaker Profile

Thomas J. Barrack Jr.

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Chairman & CEO
Colony Capital, LLC

Mr. Barrack is Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Colony Capital, LLC, a private equity real estate company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. As Chairman, Mr. Barrack has invested approximately $45 billion in assets around the globe. Today, Mr. Barrack oversees a global organization located in 11 cities and 9 countries.

Prior to the formation of Colony, Mr. Barrack was a principal with the Robert M. Bass Group, the principal investment vehicle of the Fort Worth, Texas investor Robert M. Bass. Mr. Barrack also served in the Reagan administration as Deputy Undersecretary of the Department of the Interior. Additionally, French president Nicolas Sarkozy awarded him France’s Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur. Mr. Barrack sits on a variety of public and private boards around the world. Mr. Barrack received a B.A. from the University of Southern California, attended the University of Southern California Law School and the University of San Diego, and received a J.D. in 1972. Mr. Barrack is a Trustee at the University of Southern California.

Profile as of 11/20/2012