Gerry Cardinale

Founder and Managing Partner

Gerry Cardinale is the Founder and Managing Partner of RedBird Capital Partners, an investment firm focused on building high growth companies with flexible, long-term capital in partnership with entrepreneurs and families.

Prior to founding RedBird, Gerry spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs where he was a Partner of the firm and a senior leader of the Merchant Bank's private equity investing business, which managed over $100 billion of private capital across equity, debt, real estate and infrastructure investment strategies. During his tenure, Gerry worked with entrepreneurs and family business owners to build several successful platform companies, including the Yankees Entertainment & Sports ("YES") Network, Legends Hospitality and Suddenlink Communications.

Gerry is a Trustee of Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City and leads one of the multi-state selection committees that awards Rhodes Scholarships each year.  Gerry received an Honors A.B. from Harvard University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude and an M.Phil in Politics and Political Theory from Oxford University where he was a Rhodes Scholar.