Mitchell A. Tanzman 81C
Co-Chief Executive Officer and
Co-Chief Investment Officer
Central Park Group
New York, New York
Mitchell A. Tanzman is a founding partner as well as co-chief executive officer and co-chief investment officer of Central Park Group. He has more than 20 years of experience in alternative investments, including fund-of-funds portfolio management. Tanzman has invested more than $12 billion in alternative investments, including more than $2.5 billion in private-equity funds.
Prior to founding Central Park Group, Tanzman served as co-head of UBS Financial Services Alternative Investment Group and was a member of the firm's Operating Committee. Before UBS, he worked at Oppenheimer & Co. and ultimately co-managed the firm's alternative investment department. He was a member of the firm's Management Committee. Tanzman began his career at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan as an attorney specializing in investment companies and advisory services.
He is a contributing author to the book Hedge Funds, edited by Lederman and Klein. He is a graduate of Emory College and earned a JD from the University of Chicago Law School.
Tanzman's involvement at Emory dates back to his years as an undergraduate. He was managing editor and editor-in-chief of the Emory Wheel and was a member of ODK, Mortar Board, and Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. Since graduating, Tanzman chaired the New York–area Annual Fund in 1997–1998 and was a member of the Emory Alumni Board.
Tanzman lives in New York City with his wife Denise Berson Tanzman 81C and their two children.