Peter Kraus

Peter Kraus

Formal First Name
8/12/1952 - present

Peter Kraus is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aperture Investors, a leading asset management company based in New York. He has over 30 years of experience in accounting and the financial markets, including asset management, investment banking, and private wealth management. During his career, Kraus has been a champion of pay-for-performance compensation models and the need for trust between active managers and their clients.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Kraus serves on the boards of multiple organizations, including CalArts and the Capital Markets Institute of Third Way.
  • He is the co-founder of The Kraus Family Foundation, a non-profit that supports public art and emerging artists.
  • He is also the Chairman of Marstone, a leading independent digital wealth management platform. 
  • He and his wife Jill are avid collectors of contemporary art.
  • They enjoy spending time at their home in Dutchess County where they commission outdoor artwork.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.