Jarett Wait is the managing principal of JF Wait Advisors, an advisory consulting firm based in New York City. Prior to this, Jarett was a managing director and member of the Executive Committee of Fortress Investment Group, where he also served as the global head of the Capital Formation Group. He spent 27 years at Lehman Brothers in various senior executive roles, including CEO of Lehman Brothers Asia. Mr. Wait has extensive experience in international markets having lived overseas in London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo.
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York, Advisory Board member to the Reiss Center on Law and Security NYU School of Law, President of the Alumni Board for Mu Chapter, Sigma Pi Cornell University, member of the Cornell Athletic Alumni Advisory Committee, member of the board of trustees of Workforce Opportunity Services, member of the board of KNOD Foundation and member of the board of CityLAX. He is also a former member of the board of trustees of the United States Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation. Jarett is a graduate of Cornell University.