Mark Nordlicht Biography
Mark Nordlicht, Chief Investment Officer of Platinum Partners Hedge Fund, brings 19 years of experience to the industry. Mr. Nordlicht boasts a long list of entrepreneurial, as well as successful endeavors.
At the age of 20, Mark Nordlicht recognized that he was able to find the value in concepts many of his peers would consider far-reaching. Still today, it is this keen sense of worth which results in the basis to Mark Nordlicht’s business platform.
After graduating from Yeshiva University, at age 22, Mr. Nordlicht became the youngest trader in the New York Cotton Exchange. His years of experience have certainly paid off well. Today, he is in charge of all asset allocation and risk management of Platinum Partners Hedge Fund.
In 1991, Mr. Nordlicht launched Northern Lights Trading. He was the founder and general partner until the year 2000. Northern Lights Trading employed traders in natural gas, crude oil, coffee and cotton, gold and silver option trading pits.
During 1997-2001, Mark Nordlicht became the managing partner and founder of West End Capital, located in New York.
Mark Nordlicht’s Charitable Giving
According to Mark Nordlicht, charity is not only considered a practice, it is also a virtue. There are two types of charity givers that exist, those who randomly select an organization to donate to and those who express their kindness and caring by donating to a cause they cherish. Mr. Nordlicht has a passion for giving to various organizations he has close ties with.
When it comes to supporting an organization, Mr. Nordlicht believes it is very important to understand the meaning behind the practice of charitable giving. A person should not give because they have the means to give or they feel obligated, one should feel inspired to give.
Some of Mark Nordlicht’s favorite charities includes: Sharsheret, SAR Academy, Kesharim, Chai Lifeline and Young Israel of New Rochelle. In addition, Mr. Nordlicht established the Dahlia and Mark Nordlicht Foundation. This organization has provided educational opportunities for many less fortunate children. Mark Nordlicht’s charitable giving has enabled him to help fight against poverty, disease, hunger and even genocide globally.
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Accolades and Awards
Mark Nordlicht’s firms have received many recognitions and remarkable rankings on the Barron’s Hedge Fund 100.
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