Meet the Masters

We are honored to host the world's leading investors and entrepreneurs in our invitation-only Master Class competition. These philanthropists are truly a shining example of generosity. Each Master Class player invests a $10,000 (minimum) each year, and many choose to give more. 

Bill Ackman
Founder, Pershing Square
Playing for: Human Rights Watch


Jason Karp
CEO, Tourbillon Capital Partners
Playing for: Good+


Larry Robbins
Founder, Glenview Capital
Playing for: Zearn


Clint Carlson
Founder, Carlson Capital
Playing for: North Texas Food Bank


Matthew Knauer
Co-Founder, Nokota Management
Playing for: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital


Jeremy Schiffman
Managing Partner, Palestra Capital Management
Playing for: Sanctuary for Families


Andrew Feldstein
Co-Founder, BlueMountain Capital Mgmt
Playing for: Blythedale Children's Hospital


John Lykouretzos
Founder & CIO, Hoplite Capital Management
Playing for: Imentor


Reid Walker
Fmr Founder, Walker Smith Capital
Playing for: Lemonade Day
[ 2016 Winner — 3rd place ] 


Andy Nahas
Founder, The Prospect Fund
Playing for: Human Rights Watch
[ 2016 Winner — 2nd place ] 
[ 2013 Winner (Pro) — 1st place]

Lee Hobson
Founder, Highside Capital Mgmt
Playing for: Teach for America


Rick Rieder
CIO, BlackRock
Playing for: Graduation Generation, Emory University


John Burbank
Founder, Passport Capital
Playing for: MiracleFeet


Mark Kingdon
Founder, Kingdon Capital Management
Playing for: Harlem Children's Zone


Oscar Schafer
Chairman, Rivulet Capital
Playing for: New York Common Pantry
[ 2014 Winner — 3rd place ]


David Einhorn
President, Greenlight Capital
Playing for: Not in Our Town, and Convergence, Center for Policy Resolution
[ 2016 Winner — 2nd place ]


Dan Loeb
Founder, Third Point
Playing for: Success Academy


Matthew Turk
Playing for: Feeding America SanDiego


Joel Greenblatt
Managing Principal, Gotham Asset Mgmt
Playing for: Success Academy


Andrew Wellington
Co-Founder, Lyrical Asset Mgmt
Playing for: Task Force Dagger

Jenny Heller
President & CIO, Brandywine Trust Group
Playing for: TBD


Kyle Bass
Founder, Hayman Capital Mgmt
Playing for: Troops First


Steve Ketchum
Founder, Sound Point Capital
Playing for: NY Police and Fire Widows' and Children's Benefit Fund


Jonathan Rosenthal
Co-founder, Newfoundland Capital
Playing for: Polar Bear International 


Jamie Dinan
CEO, York Capital Mgmt
Playing for: Museum of the City of New York
[ 2015 Winner — 3rd place ]
[ 2014 Winner — 1st place ]
[ 2013 Winner — 2nd place ]


Marc Lasry
Co-Founder, Avenue Capital
Playing for: Clinton Foundation


David Tepper
Founder, Appaloosa Mgmt
Playing for: Portfolios with Purpose

 


Mario Gabelli
CEO, Gabelli Asset Management Company Investor
Playing for: Immaculate Conception School


Bill Miller
CIO, Legg Mason Capital Mgmt
Playing for: The Santa Fe Institute


Mark Yusko
Founder, Morgan Creek Capital Mgmt
Playing for: Meals on Wheels
[ 2016 Winner — 1st place ]

Lee Ainslie
Founder, Maverick Capital
Playing for: Robin Hood Foundation


Akiva Katz
Managing Partner, Bow Street Capital
Playing for: Project Ore


Barry Rosenstein
Partner, JANA Partners
Playing for: Children's Aid Society


Leon Cooperman
CEO, Omega Advisors
Playing for: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

 


Steve Kuhn
Co-Head Fixed Income Trading, Pine River Capital
Playing for: Robin Hood Foundation


Douglas Silverman
Managing Partner, Senator Investment Group
Playing for: The Jericho Project
[ 2013 Winner — 1st place ]


Karen Finerman
Co-Founder, Metropolitan Capital Advisors
Playing for: Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research


Keith Meister
CIO, Corvex Management
Playing for: Mount Sinai Parenting Center


Parag Vora
Founder, HG Vora
Playing for: Change for Kids


Richard Pzena
CEO, Pzena Investment Mgmt
Playing for: ECLC of New Jersey