tony pritzker

Tony N. Pritzker

Founder and Chair, Pritzker Genius Award

Managing Partner, The Pritzker Group

Los Angeles, California

Tony Pritzker is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Pritzker Group, a permanent capital and asset management firm with offices in Los Angeles and Chicago. Tony has over thirty years leading middle-market manufacturing and distribution companies. Most recently, 2004-2007 he served as Chairman of Am Safe Partners, the leader in aircraft seating restraints. Tony is currently Chairman of PLZ Aeroscience, PathGroup, ProAmpac and Technimark.  He is on the board of several other companies.

Tony is an active member and leader of the Los Angeles philanthropic community. He serves on the Board of Trustees at LACMA, The Hammer Museum and Harvard Westlake School.  He also serves on the Board of Governors for Heal The Bay and Board of Directors of Foster Care Counts. His present primary philanthropic focus is being Co-Chairman, with Garen Staglin, of the UCLA Centennial Campaign which is in the process of raising $4.2 billion for the 2017 UCLA centennial.

Tony received his M.B.A from the University of Chicago and his B.A. in Engineering from Dartmouth College.