Marc Lasry is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and a Co-Founder of Avenue Capital Group. Founded in 1995, Avenue is a global investment firm with over $13 billion of assets under management. Avenue maintains its headquarters in New York with offices in London, Luxembourg, Munich and throughout Asia.
In 2014, Lasry purchased the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks and now serves as a Co-Owner.
Prior to founding Avenue, Mr. Lasry co-founded Amroc Investments, LLC and managed capital for Amroc Investments, L.P., the predecessor firm associated with Robert M. Bass Group, Inc. In addition, Mr. Lasry was Co-Director of the Bankruptcy and Corporate Reorganization Department at Cowen & Company, and previously served as Director of the Private Debt Department at Smith Vasiliou Management Company. Mr. Lasry also held a clerkship for the Honorable Edward Ryan, former Chief Bankruptcy Judge of the Southern District of New York.
Mr. Lasry received a B.A. in History from Clark University (1981) and a J.D. from New York Law School (1984).