John Grayken is the founder of Lone Star Funds, a global private equity firm that invests in real estate, equity, credit, corporate, and other financial assets. Since Lone Star launched its first fund in 1995, it has organized 21 private equity funds with combined capital commitments totaling over $85 billion. Lone Star invests on behalf of its fund-limited partners, including pension funds for the public sector and corporate employees and retirees, as well as foundations and endowments that support medical research, higher education, and other philanthropic causes.
John also focuses on philanthropy and supports numerous causes, including education, medicine, hospitals and programs for addiction treatment.
John earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.