Managing Partner Emeritus, Pine Street Alternative Asset Management Company
New York City, NY

Lofton Holder is Managing Partner emeritus for Pine Street Alternative Asset Management Company (“Pine Street”), a company he co-founded. Pine Street invests seed capital with Emerging Hedge Fund managers, with a particular focus on women and minority portfolio managers. Under his leadership, Pine Street was named Hedge Fund Innovator of the Year in 2017. Pine Street sources investment talent by utilizing proprietary, trade-based risk and performance analytical tools developed to verify the unique investment skill of its managers. In addition to making a strategic investment in portfolio companies, Pine Street delivers strategic support to its investments in the following areas: risk management, business development, governance, compliance, and operations.

Prior to creating Pine Street, Lofton was a Managing Director at Investcorp and JP Morgan Asset Management. In these roles, he served the investment needs of major global institutional investors working across multiple asset classes including Hedge Fund, Private Equity and Real Estate investments. Earlier in his career, Lofton was an investment banker at JP Morgan and The First Boston Corporation.

Lofton is actively engaged in the community and is particularly focused on ideas to advance educational opportunity and student achievement for young people from low-income backgrounds as well as students of color. Lofton is an active board member for the following non-profit organizations: The Edwin Gould Foundation for Children, Maimonides Medical Center, and Pace University.

Lofton was awarded a BA in Political Science from Columbia University and a MBA from the Yale School of Organization and Management.

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