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

Robert Russell, Senior Portfolio Manager – Multi-Manager Strategy

Mr. Russell is responsible for directing the investment activities of the Avenue Multi-Manager Strategy. Prior to joining Avenue in 2007, Mr. Russell was a Portfolio Manager in the external management group and member of the portfolio committee at Harvard Management Company, the investment manager that oversees the endowment and other assets for Harvard University. At Harvard Management Company, Mr. Russell was the Liquid Markets Portfolio Manager for the External Management Group where he was responsible for identifying and overseeing Harvard's external hedge fund and global equity investments, a portfolio with over $10 billion in assets. Mr. Russell also served as a Portfolio Manager for Harvard Master Trust, an ERISA pension plan with over $900 million of assets. Prior to that, Mr. Russell was a Principal and Portfolio Manager in the Fundamental International Equity Research Group at State Street Global. Prior to State Street Global, Mr. Russell was an officer at Eaton Vance Management.

Mr. Russell received a B.S. in Finance, Investments and Accounting from Babson College (1996).