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. Four 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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2004

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

2006-07

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

2008

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

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2009

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

2010

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

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2012

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.

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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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