Robert Agostinelli

Robert Agostinelli

Businessman + Investor
Born May 21, 1953

Robert Frank Agostinelli is an Italian American self-made billionaire investor who is the chairman and co-founder of private equity firm Rhône Group. According to Forbes Agostinelli has a net worth of $1.0 billion as of March 2012 ranking him at #416 among American billionaires. In correlation, The Sunday Times Rich List and Financial News reported Agostinelli’s net worth at £630 million as of 2012 ranking him at #124 among the richest people in the United Kingdom.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on May 21, 1953.


1976 23 Years Old Agostinelli was born to Italian immigrant parents outside of Rochester, New York, and attended the Aquinas Institute. He obtained his BA from St. John Fisher College in 1976 and then attended Columbia University where he received his MBA, graduated with highest honours in 1981 and sits on the Alumni Board, He returns regularly to give speeches. … Read More
1981 28 Years Old Agostinelli began his career in financial services at the investment bank Jacob Rothschild in Switzerland from 1981 to 1982 and then joined Goldman Sachs and became a senior partner where he worked for five years and founded the firm's international mergers and acquisitions business in London and then while at Lazard Freres he was involved in a number of the largest transactions in European takeover history.


1995 42 Years Old In 1995 Agostinelli and Steven Langman started their own firm, the Rhône Group. … Read More
1997 44 Years Old …  Agostinelli was listed in 1997 as a member of the Bilderberg Group.


2007 54 Years Old Agostinelli is a friend of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and former Spanish Prime Minister José Aznar. In 2007 President Sarkozy admitted to Le Monde that Agostinelli, his wife and another family had paid the $60,000 per week fee on a luxury villa for him and his family during his 2006 holiday to the United States.
2008 55 Years Old In 2008 Agostinelli provided substantial funding to the presidential campaigns of John McCain and Rudy Giuliani.
2011 58 Years Old 1 More Event
A delegation of the Friends of Israel Initiative, which included Agostinelli, met with President Shimon Peres at Beit HaNassi in Jerusalem in July 2011. … Read More


2014 61 Years Old In 2014 Agostinelli reportedly purchased the first landmarked estate in Palm Beach known as "La Loma" built by Gustav Maass and John Volk, which was on the market for $14.5 million through Sotheby's International Realty and sold for $12 million.
2015 62 Years Old According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2015, Agostinelli is 'building a home on Henley-on-Thames'.
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