Team
[Founders]
Marc Lasry
Sonia Gardner
U.S. Strategy
Shawn Foley
Jane Castle
Matthew Kimble
Randal Klein
Europe Strategy
Richard Furst
Jonathan Ford
Raul Ramirez
Peter Lockhead
Asia Strategy
Mark R. Harris
CLO Strategy
Jeff Gary
Real Estate Strategy
Ed Gellert
Robert Gellert
Private Equity Strategy
Stephen Trevor
Multi-Manager Strategy
Robert Russell
Public Fund Strategy
Jeff Gary
Accounting, Risk AND IT/Systems
Thomas Larkin
David Croen
Nish Kolonne
Legal and Compliance
Todd Greenbarg
Eric Ross
Jennifer Tang
Business Development
Cherie Alcoff
Julie Baumann
John Larkin
Randy Takian
Alexander Wolfman

Team

Randy Takian, Senior Managing Director, Head of Public Fund Strategy

Mr. Takian is responsible for product, strategic and business development across the firm’s Public Fund Strategy. Prior to joining Avenue in 2010, Mr. Takian held various roles within Morgan Stanley’s Asset Management Group (MSIM), most recently as Managing Director and Head of Americas for distribution, product and marketing as well as their Corporate Development team. Prior roles at MSIM also included heading their strategy and product development group and the $10 billion Senior Loan business for the Alternatives Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley in 2006, Mr. Takian led the strategy and mergers and acquisitions group for the Global Wealth and Investment Management businesses at Bank of America.

Mr. Takian received a B.A. in Economics and International Relations from Brown University (1996).