Josh Harris


Josh Harris: Co-Founder of Harris Philanthropies

Josh Harris is the Co-Founder of Apollo Global Management, which he founded with two partners in 1990. Under his leadership, Apollo has become the second-largest alternatives and largest alternative credit manager, lending to small-to-mid-sized businesses and managing over $400 billion in assets. Josh is also the Founder of Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE). In connection with the HBSE portfolio, he is the Managing Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils. Additionally, Josh is a General Partner of the Crystal Palace Football Club in the Premier League.

Passionate about strengthening the communities in which the teams operate, Josh, supports Newark, Camden and Philadelphia by partnering with local hospitals, youth centers, schools and food distribution centers. Aligned with the team’s philanthropic giving, Josh and his wife, Marjorie, created Harris Philanthropies in 2014, which strives to strengthen communities and develop leaders through equitable and inclusive investing in sports, enhanced wellness and education. Across their charitable platform, they have become one of the largest supporters of after-school sports programs, helping 15,000 youth annually within Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York while helping approximately 100,000 youth annually across the country.

Josh serves on the Boards of Mount Sinai Medical Center, Harvard Business School, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the NBA and the NHL. He holds an MBA from Harvard, where he was named a Baker Loeb Scholar and graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School with a B.S. in Economics.

Josh and Marjorie have been married for 25 years and live in New York City with their five children.