Firm Milestones

1995

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.

1999

Gary Furukawa founds Freestone Capital Management with six employees and $250 million in assets under management. Three of the original six employees remain with Freestone today.

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2000

Freestone launches its first alternative fund, a hedge fund of funds. Total firm assets under management crosses $500 million.

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2006-07

Charles Schwab selects Freestone as one of the nation's "Best Managed Firms".

2004

Freestone launches Freestone Opportunity Partners. Total firm assets under management crosses $1.5 billion.

2008

Local private investment firm becomes a partner and majority shareholder. Freestone’s assets under management exceeds $2.0 billion.

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2010

Freestone opens second office on the West Coast in Santa Barbara, California.

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2009

A Freestone fund voted "Top Event Driven and Distressed" fund by Investhedge.

2015

Freestone’s assets under management exceeds $3 billion.

2016

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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2017

Freestone's assets under management exceeds $4 billion.

2018

Total assets under management exceed $4.5 billion. Freestone launches Freestone's Future Leaders Scholarship, pledging to contribute $100,000 in scholarships to 20 students over the next 4 years.

2019

Freestone opens third office on the West Coast in San Francisco, California. Freestone exits Golf strategy in an outcome that was favorable for our clients. 
 

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2020

Freestone launches an affordable housing strategy to help provide affordable housing to low income families. Total assets under management exceeds $5 billion.

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