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Subject: She thinks like I would Date: 2/1/2014 4:51 PM
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When Warren Buffett bought half of a commercial real estate finance operation in 2009, he hired Tracy Britt Cool, a 25-year-old fresh out of business school, to keep tabs on the investment. Since then the company, now known as Berkadia Commercial Mortgage, has earned back most of the $217 million that his Berkshire Hathaway (BRK/A) spent on the deal. Its success has also helped propel Cool’s career.

Now 29, Cool is one of Buffett’s most trusted advisers, traveling the country to assist a constellation of companies too small to command her boss’s attention. “She thinks like I would,” Buffett says.

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