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Ray Iwanowski

RAY IWANOWSKI

Co-Founder and Co-Managing Principal
Chief Investment Officer, SECOR Alpha Strategies / SECOR Capital Advisors

Ray is a Managing Principal and Co-Founder of SECOR Asset Management, LP and Chief Investment Officer of SECOR Alpha Strategies and SECOR Capital Advisors. Prior to founding SECOR, Ray was Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). While at Goldman Sachs, Ray was named Managing Director in 1999 and Partner in 2004.

Before GSAM, Ray worked at Salomon Brothers as head of the Fixed Income Derivatives Client Research Group and member of the Bond Portfolio Analysis Research Group. At Salomon, Ray authored a number of publications on fixed income asset allocation and fixed-income derivatives. He also worked in First Boston’s Fixed-Income Portfolio Strategies Group, specializing in asset-liability issues for banks and thrifts, as well as valuation of mortgage-backed securities and their derivatives.

Ray has published articles in The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Journal of Fixed Income. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Good Shepherd Services, a New York based social services agency, and Trevor Day School, a private school in New York City. In addition, Ray is a member of the advisory board of the Jacobs Levy Equity Management Center at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Ray earned a B.S. and B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1988, an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago and reached candidacy in the Ph.D. program in finance at the University of Chicago.

Tony Kao

Tony Kao

Co-Founder and Co-Managing Principal
Chief Investment Officer, SECOR Investment Management / SECOR Investment Advisors

Tony is a Managing Principal and Co-Founder of SECOR Asset Management, LP and Chief Investment Officer of SECOR Investment Management, LP and SECOR Investment Advisors, LP. Prior to founding SECOR, Tony was the Chief Investment Officer of General Motors Asset Management, where his responsibility was the management of the $130 billion global employee benefit related plans primarily for General Motors and its affiliates.

Tony serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Investment Management and the Journal of Investment Consulting. In the past, he also served on the editorial board of Financial Analysts Journal.

In 1991, Tony received the R.L. Rosenthal Award for Innovation in Investment Management/Corporate Finance. The annual award recognizes the contributions of American professionals under the age of 35 years in the fields of literature, medicine, filmmaking and finance. He also received the National Asian-American Corporate Achievement Award in 1992.

Tony earned his M.B.A. in Finance from New York University.