Michael W. Sonnenfeldt, Founder, and Chairman of Tiger 21, the premier peer-to-peer learning network for high-net-worth first-generation wealth creators, shares insights from his book Think Bigger: And 39 Other Winning Strategies from Successful Entrepreneurs. Learn about the strategies deployed by self-made men and women who have each accumulated over $10 million in investable assets.
About Michael W. Sonnenfeldt
Michael W. Sonnenfeldt is author of Think Bigger: And 39 Other Winning Strategies from Successful Entrepreneurs. He is the Founder of Tiger 21 (The Investment Group for Enhanced Results in the 21st Century). He also is Chairman of MUUS & Company a private investment company with a long history in the solar and alternative energy space.
One company previously led by Mr. Sonnenfeldt, Sol Inc. was the largest dedicated manufacturer of solar powered streetlights in North America. From 1991 to 1998, Mr. Sonnenfeldt founded and led Emmes & Company; a real estate investment boutique that was a major buyer of distressed portfolios. By the time he sold it in 1998, he had grown it to over a billion dollars in assets.
Mr. Sonnenfeldt began his entrepreneurial career by undertaking the then world’s largest commercial renovation, the transformation of the 2.4 million square foot Harborside Financial Center in Jersey City, NJ, which was sold for over $120 million. He was 26.
Mr. Sonnenfeldt is also Chairman of the Goldman Sonnenfeldt Foundation which has long supported activities in the National Security and Environmental arena. Mr. Sonnenfeldt has taught at the Sloan School (MIT) where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He received an Honorary Doctorate from Ben Gurion University of the Negev- one of the world’s leading pioneers in solar energy. He lives in New York City.