Antony Ressler net worth: Antony Ressler is an American businessman who has a net worth of $2 billion dollars. Based in Los Angeles, California, Antony Ressler earned his B.S.F.S. from Georgetown University, and then graduated from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business with an MBA. He went on to serve as the Senior Vice President of High Yield Bonds at Drexel Burnham Lambert Incorporated, and then co-founded Apollo Management, L.P. in the early 90s. In 1997, he co-founded Ares Management, LLC, an asset management firm that now handles nearly $40 billion in assets for a wide variety of companies and individuals. Ares has offices in Los Angeles, London, New York, Stockholm, Frankfurt, Paris, Washington D.C., Shanghai, Atlanta, Dallas, Hong Kong, and Chicago. In addition to his work with Ares, he also sits on the boards of multiple non-profit companies, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Campbell Hall Episcopal School, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Antony is married to actress Jami Gertz.
Atlanta Hawks Purchase
On April 22, 2015, it was revealed that Tony Ressler was leading a group of investors to acquire the NBA's Atlanta Hawks for $730 million. His fellow investors include NBA legend Grant Hill as well as Marquis Jet founder Jesse Itlzer and his billionaire wife Sara Blakely (founder of Spanx). Some speculated that after the Clippers sold for $2 billion, the Hawks may have fetched an equally extraordinary purchase price. The acquisition was originally believed to be $1 billion, then $850 million, then $800 million. The most current accurate number is $730 million.