Richard Perry has served as CEO of Perry Corp. since 1988. He is also a member of the firm's three-person management committee. Prior to 1988, Richard was in the equity arbitrage area of Goldman Sachs. He was also an adjunct associate professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University, where he taught a course in the finance department.
Perry serves on the board of directors of Capital Business Credit, Universal American, Ovation and Northwest Investments. He is also chairman of the board of Barneys New York. Perry is a member of the boards of trustees of Facing History and Ourselves, The Israel Project and the University of Pennsylvania. He is also on the advisory council of the Hamilton Project.
Perry earned an MBA at New York University's Stern School of Business and a BS at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School.