James McNamara

James McNamara

Director

Mr. McNamara joined the firm in 2011.  As Director of Compliance Reporting and Retail Operations, he supports the CCO on fund closings, international/domestic regulatory reporting and compliance systems implementation with a near term focus on retail and high net worth investors.  Prior to joining the compliance team in 2019, Mr. McNamara served as Director of Trading and Operations for the firm’s securities group, HSRE Securities Advisors, LLC (“HSSA”), with responsibilities including trading, operations, investor relations and vendor relations.

Prior to joining the compliance team in 2019, Mr. McNamara served as Director of Trading and Operations for the firm’s securities group, HSRE Securities Advisors, LLC (“HSSA”), with responsibilities including trading, operations, investor relations and vendor relations. Prior to joining HSSA, Mr. McNamara was Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager for Bear Stearns Securities Corp., where he served as direct liaison to a roster of hedge fund clients. In this capacity, he had direct responsibility for key aspects of the client relationships, including operations, financing, and technology. Mr. McNamara held positions in prime brokerage sales, hedge fund service, and trading floor operations. His prior work experience also includes membership on the CBOE where he traded options/futures arbitrage strategies.

Mr. McNamara graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a BA in Political Science and earned an MS in Financial Markets and Trading from the Illinois Institute of Technology/Stuart School of Business.