There are many successful people from all across the planet. Each of them has its own history of success. This article is dedicated to Steve Rattner, an American financier, the Chairman of Willett Advisors LLC, the investment arm for Michael R. Bloomberg, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Mr. Rattner was born on July 5, 1952. He studied economics at Brown University and graduated with honors in 1974, carrying the Harvey Baker Fellowship award. For quite a long period of time that took nearly nine years, Steven Rattner worked for New York Times. He is also known for his work with MSNBC as the Economic Analyst on Morning Joe show with Joe Scarborough.
The successful financier started his career as an economic correspondent. His successful investment banking career started in 1982 after he left the New York Times to work for the investment bank Lehman Brothers. Later, from 1989 to 2000, Mr. Rattner held the position of Deputy Chairman and Deputy Chief Executive Officer working for Lazard Frères & Co. He started his work for the company as a General Partner from Morgan Stanley, the other company where he held the position of Managing Director.
Mr. Rattner also worked as Managing Principal of Quadrangle Group LLC, a private Investment Company that saw a lot of success under his professional management. Until February 2009, during the period of Rattner’s leadership in Quadrangle Group LLC, the company sold more than $6 billion of assets.
It is worth to mention that Steven Rattner is also the author of the book called «Overhaul: An Insider’s Account of the Obama Administration’s Emergency Rescue of the Auto Industry”. The importance of this book is really high: it was the source that helped Obama Administration’s to restructure the US automobile industry and make it stronger. So if you are looking for an inspiring story of success, Steven Rattner’s story of success is worth to be learned.