Gary Furukawa invests in Amazon.com's first non-family capital raise. The success of this investment provided Gary the capital to eventually start Freestone Capital Management.
Gary Furukawa founds Freestone Capital Management with six employees and $250 million in assets under management. Four of the original six employees remain with Freestone today.
Freestone launches its first alternative fund, a hedge fund of funds. Total firm assets under management crosses $500 million.
Freestone launches Freestone Opportunity Partners. Total firm assets under management crosses $1.5 billion.
Charles Schwab selects Freestone as one of the nation's "Best Managed Firms".
Local private investment firm becomes a partner and majority shareholder. Freestone’s assets under management exceeds $2.0 billion.
A Freestone fund voted "Top Event Driven and Distressed" fund by Investhedge.
Freestone opens second office on the West Coast in Santa Barbara, California.
Freestone opens an office in Portland, Oregon. Freestone successfully completes management buyout from local investment firm, returning Freestone to 100% employee-owned. Freestone launches a dedicated distressed golf course strategy. Total firm assets under management crosses $2.4 billion.
Freestone’s assets under management exceeds $3 billion.
Freestone launches a fund targeting mismanaged manufactured housing communities, the largest Freestone fund to-date. Total firm assets under management exceed $3.6 billion.
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