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Robert F. Agostinelli

Rhone Group

Net Worth $ 1000 Million
Robert F. Agostinelli on richfiles
  • Birthday21st May, 53
  • Birth PlaceUnited States
  • Marital statusDivorced
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Rochester, N.Y. native Robert Agostinelli earned his MBA at Columbia University before a stint at Rothschild. Joining Goldman Sachs in 1982, he contributed to the founding of the bank's international M&A business before departing the firm as a senior partner for Lazard in 1987. Together with partner Steven Langman, Agostinelli struck out on his own in 1995 with the founding of New York-based private equity shop Rhone Group. The outfit, of which Agostinelli owns approximately 50%, now manages approximately $8.5 billion. Agostinelli is a supporter of numerous right-wing causes and a founding member of the Friends of Israel Initiative and the Council on Foreign Relations. He counts Nicolas Sarkozy, George Bush and José María Aznar as close friends. While based in New York, he maintains homes in London and Paris and is a collector of wine and art.


  • The social disease of political correctness has entered daily life, inverting good to bad and attempting to rewrite proud histories as an imposition of white supremacy for which we all should make contrition.
  • I'm a big believer in human nature.
  • The fallacy in the progressive critique is the egalitarian dogma that no one should get more than what liberals deem is a 'fair' reward, nor should there be any risk to anyone to fail.

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  • He was ranked #124 amongst the richest people in the United Kingdom by the Sunday Times Rich List in 2012
  • He was ranked by Forbes as the 416th richest American.
  • He is the chairman and co-founder of private equity firm Rhône Group.
  • He attended Columbia University where he received his MBA, graduated with highest honours in 1981.

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