List of people from Connecticut

Connecticut
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Westport, Connecticut

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The major financial services companies in Westport now are Bridgewater Associates, a global investment manager and Westport's largest employer, Canaan Partners, an early stage venture capital firm focusing on IT and life sciences, and BNY Mellon. Professional, scientific, and technical services companies include Terex, a Fortune 500 company manufacturing industrial equipment and offering professional and technical services around those products, and dLife, a multimedia diabetes education (and marketing) company. Comprising 234 acre, Sherwood Island State Park is located on Long Island Sound and includes beach access.

New York City

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The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York (NY), is the most populous city in the United States. With an estimated 2017 population of 8,622,698 distributed over a land area of about 302.6 sqmi, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, the largest metropolitan area in the world by urban landmass and one of the world's most populous megacities, with an estimated 20,320,876 people in its 2017 Metropolitan Statistical Area and 23,876,155 residents in its Combined Statistical Area.

Connecticut

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Major financial industry employers include The Hartford, Travelers, Cigna, Aetna, Mass Mutual, People's United Financial, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS Bridgewater Associates, and GE Capital. Separately, the real estate industry accounted for an additional 15% of economic activity in 2009, with major employers including Realogy and William Raveis Real Estate. Manufacturing is the third biggest industry at 11.9% of GDP and dominated by Hartford-based United Technologies Corporation (UTC), which employs more than 22,000 people in Connecticut. Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft operates Connecticut's single largest manufacturing plant in Stratford, where it makes helicopters.

Hedge fund

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Ray Dalio of Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund firm with US$160 billion in assets under management as of 2017. Steven A. Cohen of Point72 Asset Management, formerly known as founder of S.A.C. Capital Advisors. John Paulson of Paulson & Co. whose hedge funds as of December 2015 had $19 billion assets under management, compared to $18 billion in September 2013 and $36 billion in early 2011. David Tepper of Appaloosa Management. Paul Tudor Jones II of Tudor Investment Corporation. Daniel Och of Och-Ziff Capital Management Group with more than $40 billion in assets under management in 2013. Israel Englander of Millennium Management. Leon G. Cooperman of Omega Advisors.

Jon Rubinstein

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Rubinstein's appointment as co-CEO at Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, was announced in a letter to clients in March 2016. In the note, Bridgewater officials noted that "because technology is so important to us, we wanted one of our co-C.E.O.s to be very strong in that area." Rubinstein replaced Greg Jensen, who moved to concentrate on his role as co-chief investment officer. Less than one year later, it was announced that Rubinstein was leaving the company because he and Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio "mutually agree that he is not a cultural fit for Bridgewater".

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List of people from Bridgeport, Connecticut

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List of people from New Canaan, Connecticut

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List of people from Norwalk, Connecticut

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List of people from New Haven, Connecticut

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List of people from Redding, Connecticut

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List of people from Stamford, Connecticut

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James Comey

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Comey's tenure took effect on October 1, 2005, serving in that capacity until June 2, 2010, when he announced he would leave Lockheed Martin to join the senior management committee at Bridgewater Associates, a Connecticut-based investment management firm. Comey received a three million dollar payout from Bridgewater, and his net worth is estimated at 14 million dollars. On February 1, 2013, after leaving Bridgewater, he was appointed by Columbia University Law School as a Senior Research Scholar and Hertog Fellow on National Security Law.

Jackson Heights, Queens

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Ray Dalio (born 1949), founder of Bridgewater Associates. Alan M. Davis (born 1949), professor and author. Edward Djerejian (born 1939), diplomat, former United States Ambassador to Syria and Israel and Assistant Secretary of State. Albert K. Dawson (1885-1967), journalist and cinematographer during the First World War. Kevin Dobson (born 1943), actor, known for his roles on Kojak and Knots Landing. Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898–1995), photographer, lived in Jackson Heights for many years. Calvin Fixx (1906—1950), editor at Time magazine. Dave Fleming (born 1969), MLB pitcher who spent most of his career with the Seattle Mariners. Paul D. Ginsberg (born 1962), President of Roark Capital Group.

Harvard Business School

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Ray Dalio, 1973 – founded Bridgewater Associates. Raymond W. Baker, 1960 – director of Global Financial Integrity. Richard Menschel, 1959 - (retired) senior director of Goldman Sachs; 2015 winner of the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy. Richard Urman, 2009 – physician and author. Rick Burr, 2013 - Chief of the Australian Army. Rick Wagoner, 1977 – former CEO of General Motors. Robert B. Stobaugh – Harvard Business School emeritus professor of Business Administration. Robert Kraft, 1965 – chairman and CEO of The Kraft Group, owner of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution. Robert McNamara, 1939 – former Secretary of Defense and former President of the World Bank. Rodney A.

Thomas Britton Harris IV

Britt Harris
He subsequently left Verizon to serve as the chief executive officer of Bridgewater Associates, at the time the largest hedge fund in the world. Harris spent only six months at Bridgewater due to a culture fit problem, however Ray Dalio, the firm's founder and chief executive following Harris' departure, noted that "Mr. Harris is a superstar, with an absolutely fantastic character. He's an industry leader." Following Bridgewater, Harris was appointed chief investment officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (Also known as TRS), Texas' pension plan for public teachers.

List of people from Ridgefield, Connecticut

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Greenwich, Connecticut

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Greenwich is a town in Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a total population of 61,171. It is the 10th largest municipality in Connecticut, and the largest that functions as a town (the remaining largest municipalities in the state function as cities).

Assets under management

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In finance, assets under management (AUM), sometimes called funds under management (FUM), measures the total market value of all the financial assets which a financial institution such as a mutual fund, venture capital firm, or brokerage house manages on behalf of its clients and themselves.

Bloomberg L.P.

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Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was founded by Michael Bloomberg in 1981, with the help of Thomas Secunda, Duncan MacMillan, Charles Zegar, and a 30% ownership investment by Merrill Lynch.

Wilton, Connecticut

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Wilton is a town in Fairfield County in southwestern Connecticut in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the town population was 18,062.

Board of selectmen

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The board of selectmen or select board is commonly the executive arm of the government of New England towns in the United States. The board typically consists of three or five members, with or without staggered terms. Three is the most common number, historically. In some places, a first selectman is appointed to head the board, often by election.

Transcendental Meditation technique

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The Transcendental Meditation technique or TM is a form of silent mantra meditation, developed by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. The meditation practice involves the use of a mantra and is practiced for 20 minutes twice per day while sitting with one's eyes closed. It is one of the most-widely practiced, and among the most widely researched meditation techniques, with over 340 peer-reviewed studies published. Beginning in 1965, the Transcendental Meditation technique has been incorporated into schools, universities, corporations, and prison programs in the United States, Latin America, Europe, and India.