ALAN J. MARANTZ is a Principal at FORT. He went to Lafayette College after which he was hired by Mabon, Nugent & Co. He subsequently joined Lehman Brothers where he had a 26-year career growing and managing an array of businesses for the firm. He retired from Lehman Brothers in January 2008. Prior to joining FORT he was a Managing Director of Business Development at Balestra Capital Partners.
At Lehman, Mr. Marantz was most recently head of the Wealth Management business, which provided comprehensive wealth management solutions and services and had over $100 billion in assets under supervision. It included the distribution of asset management products ranging from hedge funds, fund of funds, private equity, long-only managers of equities and fixed income, as well as commodities. As a member of the Executive Committee of the Asset Management business, he was involved in the management of businesses which had over $275 billion in assets under management. Mr. Marantz served as a member of the Lehman Brothers Management Committee for over 5 years. His other management responsibilities over his career at Lehman Brothers included service as Head of the Global Wealth Management business, a member of the Executive Committee of the Asset Management Division, Global Head of Fixed Income Sales, a member of the Fixed Income Executive Committee, Head of Fixed Income Asia, a member of the Executive Committee of Lehman Brothers Asia, Global Head of Foreign Exchange and Global Head of Liquid Market Sales. Mr. Marantz was a Managing Director of Lehman Brothers from 1991 until his retirement in January 2008.