Frank Fertitta III

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Frank J. Fertitta III
Born abt 1962[1]
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.
Nationality American
Alma mater University of Southern California
Net worth US$][1,300,000,000 (number)|billion (est.) (2014)[1]
Spouse(s) Jill
Children 3
Relatives Frank Fertitta Jr. (father)
Lorenzo Fertitta (brother)

Frank J. Fertitta III is the current CEO of Station Casinos. He is also an owner of Zuffa LLC, which is the entity that runs the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). [1]

Education[edit]

Fertitta attended Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas. In 1984 he graduated from the University of Southern California,[2] where he received a BA/BS degree.[1]

Career[edit]

History with Station Casinos:

  • 1985 becomes Officer/General Manager
  • 1986 becomes Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • 1989 – July 2000: President
  • July 1992 – present: Chief Executive Officer

Philanthropy[edit]

In October 2012, the College of Southern Nevada announced that Jill and Frank Fertitta had made a major gift to the university which would result in the construction of a new building for the CSN Marshall School of Business and the establishment of the Jill and Frank Fertitta Endowed Chair in Business.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Fertitta resides in Las Vegas with his wife Jill and three children.[1] As of 2009, the family also had a vacation home in Laguna Beach, California.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Forbes 400 Richest Americans: #365 Frank Fertitta". Forbes. September 2010. 
  2. ^ Nancy E. Lowe (June 2002). "Power Players: Making Things Happen in Nevada". Nevada Business. 
  3. ^ http://news.usc.edu/#!/article/42710/fertittas-donate-major-gift-to-usc-marshall-for-new-undergraduate-building/
  4. ^ Bramasco, Andrew. "Martial-Arts Mogul Buys Beachfront Estate". Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 22 October 2013.