Mark T. Gallogly ’86

Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners LP, New York

Mark T. Gallogly is the cofounder and managing principal of Centerbridge Partners. Centerbridge is an investment firm with $28 billion of assets under management that focuses on private equity and credit investing.

Prior to founding Centerbridge in partnership with Jeffrey H. Aronson in 2005, Mr. Gallogly worked with the Blackstone Group for 16 years, where he was most recently a senior managing director, the head of private equity, and a member of the firm’s management committee.

Throughout his 30-year career in investing and finance, Mr. Gallogly has been involved in a broad spectrum of industries, businesses, and investment cycles. He served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competiveness from 2008 to 2010 and on the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2008 to 2010. Mr. Gallogly is currently a member of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University, the Columbia Business School Board of Overseers, the Board of Trustees of ROADS Charter High Schools, the Board of Trustees of The Economic Club of New York, and the Advisory Council of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy group at the Brookings Institution. He is a partner of the Partnership for New York City and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Mr. Gallogly graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame and attended Sophia University in Tokyo. He received his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1986. Mr. Gallogly lives in New York City with his wife, Lise Strickler ’86, and their three daughters.