Einhorn started Greenlight Capital in 1996 with $900,000 and has generated 16.5% annualized return for investors from 1996 to 2016. Greenlight Capital's assets under management has decreased from approximately US$12 billion in 2014 to about $5.5 billion as reported in July 2018 as the fund is down 11.3 from 2014 through the end of 2017, and a further 34% in 2018. He has received extensive coverage in the financial press for his fund's performance, his investing strategy and his positions. Einhorn was ranked 44th in the Time 100 most influential list of people in the world in 2013.
"On May 26, 2011, the New York Mets announced that Einhorn had agreed to buy a minority share of the baseball team for $200 million. Einhorn had the option to purchase a majority stake in the Mets after three years for $1 if current majority owner Fred Wilpon could not meet his financial obligations by then. On September 1, 2011, the Mets announced that they had ended negotiations to sell minority ownership to Einhorn."
This 9,072 square foot single family home has 7 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. The home sits on 2.68 acres of land near Long Island Sound. The current appraised value of the property, according to public property records, is $3,475,000.
According to Forbes Magazine, Einhorn has a net worth of US$700 million (as of March 2019), after several years of steep losses for his fund.