Title: Founder, Managing Director
Company: Solaris Group, LLC
Location: New York, New York, United States
Albert Bellas, founder and managing director of Solaris Group, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in business.
With more than 50 years of professional experience, Mr. Bellas has been the founder and managing director of Solaris Group, LLC since 2004. Prior to establishing this firm, he was the chair, chief executive officer, and managing director of Neuberger Berman, LLC from 2000 to 2003, having been managing director of Offitbank from 1992 to 2000.
From 1981 to 1991, Mr. Bellas was on the board of director of Lehman Brothers, also serving as senior executive vice president of Shearson Lehman Brothers from 1979 to 1991. He was previously a general partner with Loeb Rhoades and Company from 1976 to 1978 and he was vice president of Goldman Sachs and Company from 1973 to 1976. Earlier in his career, he served as an associate with Dillon, Read, and Company from 1968 to 1972.
Mr. Bellas began his career as an intern at the White House in 1963. He then became a student at Yale University, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in 1964. He continued his studies with the University of Chicago, completing a Juris Doctor in 1967. He then joined Columbia University, earning a Master of Business Administration in 1968.
Throughout his career, Mr. Bellas has been recognized for his contributions, including having been named a McKinsey Scholar. He has been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, Who’s Who in Finance and Industry, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World, and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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