Mark T. Gallogly

Vice Chair

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1979
  • Columbia University, M.B.A., 1986

Mark T. Gallogly is Cofounder and Managing Principal of Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a            $28 billion private investment management firm focused on private equity; credit, distressed strategies and special situations; and real estate investing. Prior to founding Centerbridge in partnership with Jeffrey H. Aronson in October 2005, Mr. Gallogly was with the Blackstone Group for 16 years. At Blackstone, he was most recently a Senior Managing Director, the head of private equity and a member of the firm’s management and investment committees.

Throughout his 30-year career in investing and finance, Mr. Gallogly has been involved in a broad spectrum of industries, businesses and investment cycles. Mr. Gallogly served on President Obama’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness from 2010 to 2012 and the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board from 2008 to 2010. He currently serves on the Columbia Business School Board of Overseers and as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of Columbia University. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Economic Club of New York, as well as the Advisory Council of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy group at the Brookings Institution. He is a partner of the Partnership for New York City and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

Mr. Gallogly graduated with honors from the University of Notre Dame and attended Sophia University in Tokyo. He received his MBA from Columbia Business School in 1986. Mr. Gallogly lives in New York City with his wife, Lise Strickler. Together, they have three grown daughters.