Daniel Wainstein Files Lawsuit Against His Brother Michael Wainstein
He is best-known for his appearances on Real Housewives of New York and as CEO of Private Capital Group. Additionally, he earned a law degree and served as federal prosecutor before going into business.
Wainstein oversaw Goldman Sachs’ Brazil investment banking business for 13 years until his retirement this June. Since then he has become a senior adviser to Greenhill.
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Real Housewives of New York star Jules Wainstein and her husband Michael have become embroiled in an ugly divorce battle, with Jules’ brother Daniel alleging Michael tried to intimidate him from testifying in their divorce case by calling 911 twice on him in order to interfere with Daniel’s subpoena for testimony in Manhattan Supreme Court. Daniel filed his lawsuit on Thursday alleging this attempt at coercion by Michael; Daniel also claims his brother threatened Daniel against testifying.
Michael Wainstein is an American businessman and investor known as the CEO and investor of Private Capital Group. He is best known as being married to reality TV star Julianne ‘Jules’ Wainstein from 2008 until 2016, during which time they shared two children, Rio and Jagger. Wainstein holds a law degree from New York University.
He has spent over two decades serving various law enforcement and national security positions within the government. During that time, he has conducted both civil and criminal investigations relating to corruption, terrorism and organized crime cases.
Keystone Capital Partners was established by Keystone in 2019 and serves as its managing partner, where his focus lies in identifying low risk, undervalued private investments opportunities. Furthermore, he co-founded Mastiff Group LLC which offers equity and debt investments to both public and private entities, along with strategic real estate acquisitions and investments.
Many will recognize him as the estranged spouse of reality TV star Julianne “Jules” Wainstein; they married in 2008 and share two sons – Rio and Jagger.
He holds a law degree from New York Law School and serves as CEO of Private Capital Group – having been involved with this business for over 15 years.
He is best-known for his four-year divorce battle with Julianne “Jules” Wainstein, whom he married in 2008. They share two children.
Their bitter disagreement surrounds ownership interests in an Indiana housing development, and according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court Michael attempted to pressure Daniel out of testifying for Jules’ lawyers by repeatedly calling 911 on Daniel and making false reports claiming he was emotionally disturbed and suicidal – all with the goal of disallowing Daniel from complying with subpoenas issued against him from these lawyers.
Michael Wainstein is a prominent investor who owns Private Capital Group, a venture capital firm. This venture capital firm invests in various sectors like media and energy. His net worth is estimated at $25 Million.
He owns two luxurious homes in Water Mill and Miami; both feature dancers from Cirque du Soleil as part of their festivities for his daughter’s parties.
Michael Wainstein and Jules Wainstein separated after eight years of marriage in 2016. Following discovery of Michael having an affair, Jules filed for divorce. Their divorce was finalized this week according to PEOPLE and they are now embroiled in an adversarial custody dispute over their two children.