Chase Coleman III

Chase Coleman III

Formal First Name
Charles (Chase)
1975 - present

Chase Coleman is the Founder of Tiger Global Management, a leading investment firm based in New York City. While the year 2020 will probably go down in the record books as one of the worst in global history, it has been a very profitable year for Coleman, who was listed as the best performing hedge fund manager during the year. According to a Bloomberg analysis of regulatory filings, Coleman made $3 billion in performance management fees and gains on his personal investment in the fund. This, added to the $4.5 billion fortune he had already amassed had him ranked as the 458th richest person in the world.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Coleman got his start in hedge funds at age 24 when Julian Robertson gave him $25 million seed money to start Tiger Global.
  • He attracted Robertson’s attention as he was good friends with Robertson’s son Spencer, growing up in the wealthy Glen Head community on Long Island.
  • He and his TGM fund made a lot of money from investing heavily in tech stocks, including PayPal, Alphabet, Peloton, Zoom, and Slack.
  • He was also an early investor in Facebook, which made his fund nearly $1 billion.
  • He has been described by New York Magazine as having “the unique distinction of being both old and new money rich”. 
  • He is a descendant of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch governor of New York and the person who ordered the building of the wall that Wall Street is named after. 
  • Net Worth: $10.3 billion (March 2021)