Wednesday, 1 April 2015
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Aug 15 2013 | 11:16am ET
San Francisco-based hedge fund administrator The Conifer Group has made several new hires in its New York office as it continues to expand its North American presence.
Conifer has hired Drew Burggraf as vice president and team leader for the New York prime brokerage team, Jarod Riley as vice president and Kyle Vedder as client services representative for middle- and back-office services. Conifer has also brought on Pamela Fong as a shareholder services professional on the fund administration team in New York.
Before joining Conifer, Burggraf was an executive director of prime brokerage services at UBS and a senior collateral manager at Morgan Stanley. Riley formerly served as assistant controller for Protégé Partners, while Vedder was an account operations manager at Brown Brothers Harriman. Previously, Fong was an investor relations associate for Morgan Stanley’s private equity funds.
In the first half of 2013, Conifer has signed 22 new clients and announced plans for a new office in Halifax, Nova Scotia to complement its existing San Francisco, New York and Tortola locations.
Mar 9 2015 | 6:35am ET
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Mar 20 2015 | 12:45pm ET
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