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Top Ten Hedge Fund Managers

Jim Simons​
Jim Simons​

Jim Simons, the investor who founded the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, made $1.7 billion last year, according to Institutional Investor. Simons ranked second on the publication's annual hedge fund rich list, behind Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin.

Ray Dalio​
Ray Dalio​

Ray Dalio runs the world’s biggest hedge fund firm and has a net worth that Forbes estimates at $15.6 billion. But he calls himself “a professional mistake maker.” That attitude may be the key to his immense success.

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John ​Overdeck​
John ​Overdeck​

New Jersey, John Overdeck, Get all the Latest news, Breaking headlines and Top stories, photos & video in real time about Forbes

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David E
David E

To determine the highest-earning hedge fund managers and traders of 2016, we examined hedge fund returns and worked to understand the fee and ownership structure of a wide array of money management firms. Hedge fund firms generally charge management fees of 2% and performance fees that give them 20% of the trading profits, but we found all sorts of variations on this theme.

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David Tepper​
David Tepper​

Like many ultra-successful hedge fund managers, David Tepper has kept a low profile for many years. However, in 2009, he was propelled to the spotlight when he made $7 billion for his fund Appaloosa and $4 billion for himself. Those are astounding figures.

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Kenneth C
Kenneth C

Kenneth Cordele Griffin (born October 15, 1968) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. He is the founder and chief executive of the global investment firm Citadel, founded in 1990.

Paul Singer​
Paul Singer​

Paul Elliott Singer (born August 22, 1944) is an American billionaire hedge fund manager, activist investor, and philanthropist. His hedge fund, Elliott Management Corporation (EMC)—specializes in distressed debt acquisitions.

Michael ​Hintze​
Michael ​Hintze​

Everyone’s talking about how well the CQS founder Michael Hintze is doing this year. With year-to-date returns of a whopping 27.44% in his Directional Opportunities fund, 14.33% in his ABS Feeder Fund, 7.48% in his Conv & Quant Strats Feed Fund, and 12.47% in his Diversified Fund (managed by James Peattie), Hintze is killing it.

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Israel ​Englander​
Israel ​Englander​

Israel Englander (born 1948) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, and philanthropist. In 1989, he founded his hedge fund, Millennium Management, with Ronald Shear. The fund was started with $35 million and as of February 2017 has $34.77 billion in assets under management.

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