Team
[Founders]
Marc Lasry
Sonia Gardner
U.S. Strategy
Shawn Foley
Jane Castle
Matthew Kimble
Randal Klein
Europe Strategy
Richard Furst
Jonathan Ford
Raul Ramirez
Peter Lockhead
Asia Strategy
Mark R. Harris
CLO Strategy
Jeff Gary
Real Estate Strategy
Ed Gellert
Robert Gellert
Private Equity Strategy
Stephen Trevor
Multi-Manager Strategy
Robert Russell
Public Fund Strategy
Jeff Gary
Accounting, Risk AND IT/Systems
Thomas Larkin
David Croen
Nish Kolonne
Legal and Compliance
Todd Greenbarg
Eric Ross
Jennifer Tang
Business Development
Cherie Alcoff
Julie Baumann
John Larkin
Randy Takian
Alexander Wolfman

Team

Sonia Gardner, President, Managing Partner and Co-Founder

Ms. Gardner is the President, Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the firm. Ms. Gardner is the Partner in charge of managing the firm, and distressed investing has been the focus of her professional career over the last 29 years. Ms. Gardner is also co-founder of Amroc Investments where she was a Senior Portfolio Manager responsible for investing the partners’ capital. There she was active in the review and trading of the debt of hundreds of bankruptcies. Prior to co-founding Amroc as an independent entity, Ms. Gardner was General Counsel and Senior Managing Director of Amroc Investments, L.P., the predecessor firm associated with the Robert Bass Group, Inc. Previously, Ms.Gardner served as Senior Attorney of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Department at Cowen & Company. Ms. Gardner was the recipientof the 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ 2008 Industry Leadership Award, where she also serves on both the New York and London Boards of Directors.  She also serves on the Board of Directors of Her Justice, a nonprofit organization focused on helping women who are victims of domestic violence, and is also a member of the Board of Trustees of The Mount Sinai Medical Center.  She previously served on the Board of Directors of the Managed Funds Association (MFA) and its Executive Committee. Ms. Gardner has served and will continue to serve on various other boards of advisors/directors of both for-profit and not-for-profit private companies that are not affiliated with the firm.



Ms. Gardner received a B.A. with Honors in Philosophy from Clark University (1983) and a J.D. from the Cardozo School of Law (1986).