President's Council on Jobs and Competitiveness

Mark T. Gallogly

Cofounder and Managing Principal, Centerbridge Partners

Mark T. Gallogly

Mark T. Gallogly is Cofounder and Managing Principal of Centerbridge Partners. Centerbridge is an investment firm with over $15 billion of assets under management. The firm is focused on private equity and credit 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 committee and the private equity group’s investment committee.  

Throughout his 30 year career in investing and finance, Mr. Gallogly has been involved in a broad spectrum of industries, businesses and investment cycles. He has served on numerous public and private company boards of directors, and currently serves on the advisory council of the Hamilton Project, an economic policy group at the Brookings Institution, Columbia Business School board of overseers, the board of directors of the Dana Corporation, is a partner of the Partnership for New York and member of the Economic Club of New York. Mr. Gallogly previously served on President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board  

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. He lives in New York City with his wife, Lise Strickler, and their three daughters.