Matthew J.

Investor. Entrepreneur. Philanthropist.

Matthew J. Bruderman is an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist with an established reputation for approaching challenges with dynamic vision and a contagious tenacity. He presently runs his family office where he leverages five generations of Bruderman business acumen to grow businesses that produce high quality products and services. Bruderman is a majority investor in more than eighty companies across the consumer products, finance, entertainment, healthcare and real estate industries.

As Chairman of the Bruderman Family Foundation (BFF) he promotes projects that help strengthen individual initiative and empowerment, personal responsibility and ‘bottom-up’ approaches to dealing with society’s most persistent challenges. BFF also helps make established organizations with a proven track record of lifting people up, even stronger. His philanthropic work also includes service on a number of other non-profit boards. Bruderman is currently the Chairman of the Nassau Healthcare Corporation and Nassau University Medical Center. NUMC is the largest medical center on Long Island and the region’s only safety net hospital.


Companies, Investment, and Portfolio

Mr. Bruderman is an investor in businesses across multiple industries, including finance, consumer products, media and entertainment, healthcare, technology, communications, apparel, aerospace, chemicals, energy, trucking, logistics and distribution, manufacturing, automative, agriculture, and real estate.


The Brudermans are known for providing trusted financial advice to individuals, families, and corporations.


The Bruderman family of companies includes advisory, investment banking, asset management, and merchant banking operations. Historically, the Bruderman family has guided several of the world’s most prominent families, and continues to offer an elite level of service to clients.


Through Sandy Hill Investors, Mr. Bruderman invests in bold companies and visionary founders focused on improving the way we live, work, and do business. Investments are made at every stage, across every sector. Transaction sizes range from $500K up to $250M.



For twenty years, Arctix has been protecting millions from the cold and the wet, the snow and the wind. On the slopes, in the backyard, and at their jobs. Tested, trusted, and loved by millions, with 50,000 five-star reviews and counting.


J. Mendel is a fifth-generation luxury brand established on the principles of high quality, style, and impeccable craftsmanship.


Meridian Brands designs, sources, manufactures, and distributes best-in-class women’s apparel at industry-leading value.


Persante Health Care is a leading national provider of sleep and balance center management services to hospitals, physician practices, and patients.

Media and Entertainment


ALLYANCE Media Group develops and produces scripted, unscripted, and branded content for networks, platforms and corporate clients including Netflix, TruTV, MTV, USA, and Discovery.

DIGA Studios is a next-gen content studio committed to great storytelling across formats, genres, and platforms. Founded by former MTV President Tony DiSanto and staffed with a deep bench of industry innovators, DIGA productions are marked by a pop sensibility that resonates with youthful audiences worldwide.

Past hits include Teen Wolf & Scream, while current productions run the gamut from lifestyle programs to gameshows to scripted horror formats, including 50 States of Fright, Million Dollar Beach House, Selling the Hamptons, America’s Next Big Deal, Hot Ones, and Big Trick Energy.

The Bruderman heritage goes back generations

The Bruderman family origins trace back to 1879 Belgium. The Brudermans have historically advised some of the world’s most powerful and influential families, including several royal families, the Vatican, Sheiks, major charitable and religious organizations, diplomats and political figures, government agencies, as well as notable athletes and celebrities.

Today, the Bruderman organization consists of a family of companies that provide asset management for ultra-high-net-worth clients, perform investment banking services, directly invest family capital, and deliver a recently launched “mid market” investment platform. For over 120 years, clients have trusted the Bruderman name to manage their businesses and grow their wealth.

Family integrity

John M. Bruderman, Jr. was born in 1938 in New York City. He was the first child of John and Catherine Bruderman.

Steadfast and disciplined, John M. Bruderman, Jr. is best known for his exceptional intelligence and composure. Throughout his distinguished financial career, he advised some of the world’s most influential and wealthy families and now serves as Bruderman & Co.’s Chairman Emeritus, where he remains a highly-sought-after source for insight and wisdom. Above all, John M. Bruderman, Jr. is best known for always acting with the highest level of integrity - a legacy that continues to be honored by his son, Matthew J. Bruderman.


"My name is on the door of our family business as it has been for generations and God willing, for generations to come.
I feel the weight of that responsibility every day."

Matthew J. Bruderman

The Bruderman family charitable trust supports a variety of charities, united by their values and determination to make a positive impact.

A fifth generation philanthropist, Matthew J. Bruderman established the Bruderman family charitable trust to continue his family’s long-standing tradition of giving back. The Bruderman family charitable trust works to support and strengthen social, civic, and environmental not-for-profit organizations.

Rather than compete for resources, the Bruderman family charitable trust seeks to partner with and promote established not-for-profits and other organizations that have already demonstrated positive impact in their communities. With capital and a robust variety of services, including legal, accounting, and strategic planning, the Bruderman family charitable trust acts as a catalyst for accelerated growth and innovation.

The Bruderman family charitable trust encompasses Mr. & Mrs. Bruderman’s personal and corporate philanthropy. Mr. Bruderman also acts as a trustee for several not-for-profit institutions.

Latest News and

Bruderman Brothers Inc
Dear Colleagues and Friends, Today, I am announcing that I will be leaving my role as CEO of the various Bruderman financial services firms. For more than 30 years, I’ve been blessed with a career that has allowed me to ...
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“The way you treat the waiter says a lot about who you really are, regardless of what causes you say your care about at a cocktail party,” says Matthew Bruderman, his feet planted in his signature Vans as he looks ...
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The public benefit corporation running Nassau University Medical Center has suffered an operating loss of $135.6 million in 2021, an audit revealed. The audit, requested by NUMC Board Chairman Matthew Bruderman, showed that NuHealth, which also operates the A. Holly ...
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