Brian P. Friedman net worth and biography

Brian Friedman Biography and Net Worth

Brian Friedman is President of Jefferies Capital Partners, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Jefferies and President and member of the Board of Directors of Leucadia National Corporation.

Brian founded the predecessor to Jefferies Capital Partners, Furman Selz Investments, in 1994. Brian had joined Furman Selz LLC’s Investment BankingDivision at its inception in 1984 and was Head of the Division from 1987 through 1994.
Brian served as a member of Furman Selz LLC’s Board of Directors, and Management and Operating Committees. Brian previously was an attorney with Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen and Katz.

Brian received both a B.S. summa cum laude and an M.S. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and a J.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Brian is a C.P.A. and a member of the bar of the State of New York.

Brian serves on the board of directors for E-P Gas, Fiesta Restaurant Group and Patara Oil & Gas.

What is Brian P. Friedman's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Brian P. Friedman is at least $240.72 million as of October 24th, 2022. Mr. Friedman owns 6,722,213 shares of Jefferies Financial Group stock worth more than $240,722,448 as of December 9th. This net worth evaluation does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Friedman may own. Additionally, Mr. Friedman receives an annual salary of $13,180,000.00 as President at Jefferies Financial Group. Learn More about Brian P. Friedman's net worth.

How old is Brian P. Friedman?

Mr. Friedman is currently 66 years old. There are 5 older executives and no younger executives at Jefferies Financial Group. The oldest executive at Jefferies Financial Group is Mr. Joseph Saul Steinberg, Co-Founder & Chairman, who is 77 years old. Learn More on Brian P. Friedman's age.

What is Brian P. Friedman's salary?

As the President of Jefferies Financial Group Inc., Mr. Friedman earned a total compensation package of $28,845,599.00 in 2021. Mr. Friedman earned a salary of $1,000,000.00, a bonus of $12,000,000.00, options awards of $15,666,463.00, and other compensation of $179,136.00.The highest earning executive at Jefferies Financial Group is Mr. Richard Brian Handler, CEO & Director, who commands a salary of $13,190,000.00 per year. Learn More on Brian P. Friedman's salary.

How do I contact Brian P. Friedman?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Friedman and other Jefferies Financial Group executives is 520 MADISON AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. Jefferies Financial Group can also be reached via phone at (212) 460-1900. Learn More on Brian P. Friedman's contact information.

Has Brian P. Friedman been buying or selling shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

During the past quarter, Brian P. Friedman has sold $16,425,000.00 in Jefferies Financial Group stock. Most recently, Brian P. Friedman sold 500,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.85, for a transaction totalling $16,425,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the president now directly owns 6,722,213 shares of the company's stock, valued at $220,824,697.05. Learn More on Brian P. Friedman's trading history.

Who are Jefferies Financial Group's active insiders?

Jefferies Financial Group's insider roster includes Brian Friedman (President), Thomas Jones (Director), Rocco Nittoli (VP), Michael O'Kane (Director), Stuart Reese (Director), Joseph Steinberg (Chairman), and Melissa Weiler (Director). Learn More on Jefferies Financial Group's active insiders.

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Jefferies Financial Group?

During the last twelve months, Jefferies Financial Group insiders bought shares 3 times. They purchased a total of 54,000 shares worth more than $1,733,160.00. During the last twelve months, insiders at the financial services provider sold shares 3 times. They sold a total of 513,000 shares worth more than $16,852,210.00. The most recent insider tranaction occured on October, 24th when President Brian P Friedman sold 500,000 shares worth more than $16,425,000.00. Insiders at Jefferies Financial Group own 17.9 % of the company. Learn More about insider trades at Jefferies Financial Group.

Information on this page was last updated on 10/24/2022.

Brian P. Friedman Insider Trading History at Jefferies Financial Group

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
10/24/2022Sell500,000$32.85$16,425,000.006,722,213View SEC Filing Icon  
11/5/2021Sell293,561$43.82$12,863,843.02View SEC Filing Icon  
7/13/2020Buy5,000$16.27$81,350.00View SEC Filing Icon  
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Brian P. Friedman Buying and Selling Activity at Jefferies Financial Group

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Jefferies Financial Group Company Overview

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Jefferies Financial Group Inc. engages in the investment banking and capital markets, and asset management businesses in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The company operates in Investment Banking and Capital Markets, Asset Management, Merchant Banking, and Corporate segments. It provides investment banking, advisory services with respect to mergers or acquisitions, restructurings or recapitalizations and private capital advisory transactions; equity and debt underwriting; and corporate lending. In addition, the company offers financing, securities lending, and other prime brokerage services; equities research and finance; and wealth management services. Further, it provides clients with sales and trading of investment grade corporate bonds, U.S. and European government and agency securities, municipal bonds, mortgage-backed and asset-backed securities, leveraged loans, consumer loans, high yield and distressed securities, emerging markets debt, interest rate, and credit derivative products, as well as foreign exchange trade execution and securitization; and manages, invests in, and provides services to a diverse group of alternative asset management platforms across a spectrum of investment strategies and asset classes. The company was formerly known as Leucadia National Corporation and changed its name to Jefferies Financial Group Inc. in May 2018. Jefferies Financial Group Inc. was founded in 1962 and is headquartered in New York, New York.
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