Finding yourself at the bottom of this list was still pretty good. Charles (Chase) Coleman found himself occupying the 25 slot after raking in a still-sweet $300 million.
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Anywhere in between was nice, too. The top five alone generated about $12 billion in gains, while the next five netted a cool $3.675 billion.
And that's in a relatively down year, as noted by the magazine:
"These hedge fund executives may have handily beaten their take-home total for the previous year, but 2013 was hardly the most profitable year for the highest-earning managers as a group. The total earnings for the top 25 are only the fourth highest in 13 years, while their average combined earnings of $846 million are just the fifth-best showing."
The top 10 on the Rich List are:
1. David Tepper, Appaloosa Management, $3.5 billion.
2. Steven Cohen, SAC Capital Advisors, $2.4 billion. (This is Cohen's last appearance on the list now that he has made the firm a family office after running afoul of regulators.)
3. John Paulson, Paulson & Co. $2.3 billion.
4. James Simons, Renaissance Technologies, $2.2 billion.
5. Kenneth Griffin, Citadel, $950 million.
6. Israel (Izzy) Englander, Millennium Management, $850 million.
7. Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors, $825 million.
8. Lawrence Robbins, Glenview Capital Management, $750 million.
9. Daniel Loeb, Third Point, $700 million.
10. Paul Tudor Jones II, Tudor Investment Corp., $600 million.
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