Andrew Cader started his career as a floor broker on the New York Stock Exchange for Spear, Leeds & Kellogg. In 1997, he took over as co-CEO and earned hundreds of millions of dollars when Goldman Sachs acquired Spear Leeds for some $6.5 billion in 2000. Cader also is an owner of the Tampa Bay Rays. He keeps a rather low profile. Andrew Cader conducts his philanthropy through the Andrew Cader Foundation, which gave away a little under $575,000 recently. Cader sits on the board of Manhattan Institute, which he supports. Besides policy, other interests include education, the arts (particularly music), and human services. Cader has residences in several regions.