Sonia Gardner

About Sonia Gardner

Birth Day: February 16, 1962
Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
Residence: New York, New York
Education: Clark University Cardozo School of Law
Occupation: Hedge fund manager
Known for: Co-founder of Avenue Capital Group
Children: 1
Family: Marc Lasry (brother)

Sonia Gardner

Sonia Gardner was born on February 16, 1962 in New York, New York, United States. Sonia Gardner is cofounder and president of investment firm Avenue Capital. Gardner founded the company with her brother Marc Lasry in 1995 and has run it with him for more than three decades. Assets are currently $10.7 billion, down from $11.6 billion in 2015. She is a trustee of Mount Sinai Health System and is global chair of 100 Women in Finance, previously known as 100 Women in Hedge Funds.

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Popular As Sonia Gardner
Age 58 years old
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Born February 16, 1962 (New York, New York, United States)
Birthday February 16
Town/City New York, New York, United States
Nationality United States

🌙 Zodiac

Sonia Gardner’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pisces are very friendly, so they often find themselves in a company of very different people. Pisces are selfless, they are always willing to help others, without hoping to get anything back. Pisces is a Water sign and as such this zodiac sign is characterized by empathy and expressed emotional capacity.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Sonia Gardner was born in the Year of the Tiger. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Tiger are authoritative, self-possessed, have strong leadership qualities, are charming, ambitious, courageous, warm-hearted, highly seductive, moody, intense, and they’re ready to pounce at any time. Compatible with Horse or Dog.

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Famous Quotes:

Follow your passion because if you?re passionate and love what you do then you?re more likely to succeed.



Sonia Gardner was born Sonia Esther Lasry to a Jewish family in Marrakech, Morocco. She emigrated with her family to the U.S. in 1966 at the age of four. Her Father was a computer programmer and her mother was a schoolteacher. She was raised in West Hartford, Connecticut with her brother Marc Lasry and sister Ruth Lasry. Gardner received a B.A. with honors in philosophy from Clark University in 1983 and a J.D. from Cardozo School of Law in 1986.


Gardner began her career as Senior Attorney of the Bankruptcy and Corporate reorganization Department at Cowen and Company. In 1989, Gardner and her brother, Marc, founded the debt brokerage firm Amroc Investments. In 1990, Gardner and her brother began a debt brokerage firm with Gardner as Senior Portfolio Manager. Gardner and her brother formed Avenue Capital Group in 1995.


In 2008, Gardner was the recipient of the 100 Women in Hedge Funds’ 2008 Industry Leadership Award. In 2010 and 2011, The Hedge Fund Journal included her in their list of the Top 50 Women in Hedge Funds. In January 2011 Gardner rang the stock market's closing bell in celebration of the tenth anniversary of “100 Women in Hedge Funds.” In 2012, Gardner was listed in the book, The Alpha Masters: Unlocking the Genius of the World’s Top Hedge Funds. In March 2013, Business Insider included her in their list of the 25 most powerful women on Wall Street. Gardner rang the closing bell at the NYSE on August 25, 2015, on behalf of “100 Women in Hedge Funds.” In December 2015, the 100 Women in Hedge Funds announced the election of the new Global Association Board Leadership for 2016 which includes the election of their new Chair, Sonia Gardner.

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