Mr. Fuhrman serves as Chairman Emeritus of MSD Capital, L.P. Mr. Fuhrman co-founded MSD Capital, L.P. in 1998 and MSD Partners, L.P. in 2009, and he served as Co-Managing Partner of both companies until his retirement on December 31, 2019. Prior to forming MSD Capital, he worked from 1988 to 1998 at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was a Managing Director and Head of the Special Investments Group. While at Goldman Sachs, he served on the Investment Committees of Goldman Sachs' Private Equity Partners I, II & III, L.P., a series of multi-manager private equity partnerships aggregating over $3 billion, and on the Boards of Directors of the Stone and Bridge Street Funds, the private investment funds for the partners and employees of Goldman Sachs.
Mr. Fuhrman received his M.B.A. in 1988 from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania after sub-matriculating from the undergraduate program, where he studied Finance and Art History and received a B.S.E. in 1987 summa cum laude.
Mr. Fuhrman is a Trustee of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, a Trustee of The Tate Americas Foundation, a Board Member of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and a Board Member of the Federal Enforcement Homeland Security Foundation. Mr. Fuhrman is also the Founder of The FLAG Art Foundation in New York. In 2013, Mr. Fuhrman and his wife Amanda sponsored the creation of the nation's largest free Wi-Fi network covering 95 city blocks in Harlem.