Gaining The Edge – Hedge Fund Conference

Gaining The Edge – Hedge Fund Conference
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Gaining the Edge – Hedge Fund Conference is taking place in NYC on November 4th and 5th.  This event has sold out 4 years in a row with 650 registrations and is considered one of the top hedge fund conferences in the industry. In addition, the firm will be donating 100% of the profits to non-profit organizations that benefit children.

The event organizers were kind enough to give us a free media pass so we will be at the conference. Please stay tuned for our coverage of the event.

Check out more details of the awesome line-up below.

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We are still building out the agenda, but have already confirmed the following prominent investors as speakers:

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Gaining the Edge - Hedge Fund Conference -  Speakers List

Institutional Investor Speakers

  • Employees Retirement System of Texas, Panayiotis Lambropoulos, Portfolio Manager – Hedge Funds
  • Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Kirk Sims CFA
  • Teachers' Retirement System of Illinois, Brian Payne, CAIA, Senior Hedge Fund Analyst
  • APG Asset Management US Inc., Michael Weinberg, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Hedge Funds and Alternative Alpha
  • State of Wisconsin Investment Board, Derek Drummond, CFA, Portfolio Manager Alpha Funds
  • Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Marcus Frampton, CFA, CAIA, FRM, CIO
  • State Board of Administration of Florida, Shoaib Khan, CFA, CPA, Senior Portfolio Manager - Strategic Investments
  • State of Wyoming, Matthew Smagacz, CFA, FRM, Senior Investment Officer
  • MassPRIM, Bill Li, Director of Portfolio Completion Strategies
  • Indiana Public Retirement System, Joe Tolen, CAIA, Director of Multi-Asset Strategies
  • Delta Air Lines, Jonathan Glidden, Managing Director - Pensions
  • Canadian Medical Protective Association, Patrick Roy, CFA, FSA, FCIA, Senior Portfolio Manager, Public Assets
  • SSM Health Portfolio Management Company, Mike Malewicz, VP Treasury & Chief Investment Officer – System Treasury
  • Helmsley Charitable Trust, Meena Lakshman, Director of the Investments
  • Texas Tech University, Dan Parker, Deputy CIO
  • UJA-Federation of New York, Devana Cohen, CIO
  • The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Karen Inal, Senior Portfolio Manager
  • Fairfax County Police Officers' Retirement System, Katherine Molnar, CFA, CIO
  • Nippon Life Global Investors Americas, Eric Golberg, Director, Portfolio Manager

Consultants and Other Prominent Hedge Fund Allocator Speakers

  • Cliffwater, Chris Solarz, CFA, Managing Director, Head of Global Macro Strategies
  • Russell Investments, Cedric Fan, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager 
  • Willis Towers Watson, Thierry Adant, Director, Investments
  • Aon, Chris Walvoord, Partner, Global Head of Hedge Fund Research
  • Mercer, John Jackson, CFA, Senior Principal, Hedge Fund Research
  • Callan, Pete Keliuotis, Executive Vice President Alternatives Consulting
  • Cambridge Associates, Jon Hansen, Managing Director
  • RVK, Inc., Alexander Leiken, Senior Alternatives Manager Research Analyst
  • DiMeo Schneider & Associates, Anthony M. Novara, CFA, Research Director - Global Hedge Fund Strategies & Capital Markets
  • TIFF, John Sinclair, Managing Director - Diversifying Strategies
  • RockCreek, Alifia Doriwala, Managing Director & Partner
  • Commonfund, David Scarozza, Managing Director – Head of Equities
  • Aberdeen Standard Investments, Kevin Lyons, Senior Investment Manager
  • Advanced Portfolio Management, Robert Kiernan, CEO
  • JP Morgan Alternative Asset Management, Paul Zummo, CFA, CEO & CIO
  • Titan Advisors, Brian Walsh, Principal & Chief Strategist
  • 50 South Capital, Greg Jones, CFA, Vice President Hedge Funds
  • Meketa Investment Group, Roberto Obregon, Senior Research Analyst
  • Synergy Fund Management Group, Eliza Lau, Founder & CIO
  • Shinnecock Partners, Alan Snyder, Founder & Managing Partner
  • EMM Wealth, Salvatore Russo, Senior Vice President, Head of Research

On behalf of Agecroft Partners we look forward to hearing from you.

Best regards,


Donald A. Steinbrugge, CFA

Founder and CEO

Agecroft Partners, LLC

103 Canterbury RD

Richmond, VA 23221

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