Leon Cooperman

Chairman & CEO Omega Family Office, Inc.

Photograph of Leon Cooperman  Lee retired from Goldman Sachs & Co. after 25 years of service as a General Partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Goldman Sachs Asset Management in order to organize an investment management business, Omega Advisors, Inc., which he ran for 27 years before converting to a family office at the end of 2018.
 
A designated Chartered Financial Analyst, Lee is a senior member and past President of the New York Society of Security Analysts.  Lee is Chairman Emeritus of the Saint Barnabas Development Foundation, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business, a member of the Board of Directors of the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation, the Investment Committee of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Board Chairman of Green Spaces.

Lee received his MBA from Columbia University and his undergraduate degree from Hunter College.  He is a recipient of Roger Williams University’s Honorary Doctor of Finance and a recipient of Hunter College’s Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, was inducted to Hunter College’s Hall of Fame, is a recipient of the 2003 American Jewish Committee Humanitarian Award, the 2006 Seton Hall Humanitarian of the Year Award, the 2009 Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark Award for Caring, and the 2009 UJA-Federation of New York’s Wall Street and Financial Services Division Lifetime Achievement Award.  He was inducted into the Horatio Alger Association in April 2015.