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Larry Robbins

Friday, 17 May 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
Larry Robbins, Founder, Glenview Capital
Source: Glenview Capital
Larry Robbins, Founder, Glenview Capital

Larry Robbins is the founder, portfolio manager and CEO of Glenview Capital Management, a $6.3B hedge fund in its 13th year of operation. Glenview is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an intense focus on deep fundamental research and individual security selection. Headquartered in New York City with a research office in London, Glenview has 68 employees, including 30 investment professionals.

Prior to founding Glenview, Robbins spent six years as an analyst and partner at Omega Advisors on their US equity long/short team. He joined Omega after three years at Gleacher & Company, a merger and advisory boutique in New York.

Robbins graduated with honors from the Wharton School and Moore School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1992, where he received his Bachelors of Science in Economics and Engineering, with majors in accounting, finance, marketing, and systems engineering. Robbins became a Certified Public Accountant in 1991 in his then home state of Illinois.

Outside of Glenview, Robbins is an active supporter of education reform both in New York City and on the national level. He serves as chairman of the board for both KIPP New York and Relay School of Education, and he is a member of the Board of Directors for The Robin Hood Foundation and Teach For America (New York). In addition, Robbins is the Senior Chair of the Wall Street Division of the UJA-Federation. Robbins resides in Alpine, N.J. with his wife and four sons.

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