Justin S. Gardinier founded TigerBridge in 2016 and is the company’s, Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Gardinier has 18+ years of experience in investment banking, real estate investment and financing, and overseas fundraising. Mr. Gardinier founded TigerBridge as a platform to offer institutional-grade U.S. alternative investment opportunities to retail, high net worth and family office investors globally, and to provide investment sponsors seeking to raise capital access to a global distribution platform. Over the course of his career, Mr. Gardinier has been involved in over $8 billion of M&A and capital markets transactions, over $3 billion of real estate principal and financing transactions, and over $500 million of private fundraising transactions (including EB-5). Mr. Gardinier holds an MBA from Columbia University, a B.S. from Northeastern University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.