Mitchell Tanzman is a founding partner as well as Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Central Park Group. He has over 20 years of experience in alternative investments, including fund-of-funds portfolio management. Mr. Tanzman has invested more than $12 billion in alternative investments, including more than $2.5 billion in private equity funds.
Prior to founding Central Park Group, Mr. Tanzman served as Co-Head of UBS Financial Services Alternative Investment Group and was a member of the firm's Operating Committee. Before UBS, he worked at Oppenheimer & Co. and ultimately co-managed the firm's alternative investment department. He was a member of the firm's Management Committee. Mr. Tanzman began his career at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan as an attorney specializing in investment companies and advisory services.
Mr. Tanzman is a contributing author to the book "Hedge Funds", edited by Lederman and Klein. He is a graduate of the Emory College of Arts and Sciences (’81) and earned a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
Mr. Tanzman's involvement at Emory dates back to his years as an undergraduate. He was Managing Editor and Editor in Chief of The Emory Wheel and was a member of ODK, Mortar Board, and the Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. Since graduating, Mr. Tanzman chaired the NY area Annual Fund in ‘97-98 and was a member of the Emory Alumni Board.
Mitchell lives in New York City with his wife Denise Berson Tanzman ‘81C and their two children.