Net Worth $560 Million USD
David Einhorn born March 24, 1968 is President of Greenlight Capital, a "long-short value-oriented hedge fund", which he began with $1 million in 1996. Greenlight has historically generated greater than a twenty-two percent annualized net return for partners and investors. Einhorn is the Chairman of Greenlight Capital RE, Ltd, a Cayman Islands-based reinsurance company and one of its major shareholders.
He is currently in exclusive negotiations to become minority owner of the New York Mets of Major League Baseball Born in 1968, he lives in Westchester County, New York with his wife, 2 daughters and son. His name is most closely associated with short selling, namely borrowing a stock for a period of time and selling it, with the intention of later buying back the shares at a lower price.