Jamie W. Gerard

Managing Director

James W. Gerard is a Managing Director at Hycroft Advisors where he is responsible for raising equity for alternative fund groups, both private equity and hedge funds. His target markets include family offices, foundations, endowments, and institutional investors in the US and Europe. Prior to joining Hycroft, he was a Principal at Juniper Capital Group, a private placement agency, where his clients included LCF Rothschild’s European Buyout Funds of Funds, J. Hirsh & Co (an Italian buyout firm), Piper Jaffray’s CleanTech Funds of Funds, Excelsior Capital, Galtere Capital, Rosinus Financial Fund, Zilkha Investment Partners, and De Visscher & Co.

Between 2000-2003, he was a Managing Director at The Chart Group, a merchant bank, where he led fundraising for the firm’s in-house private equity and hedge fund of funds. Mr. Gerard was with Ironbound Partners, a family office for a Washington DC-based investor, which he established and co-managed from 1998-2000. Previously, Mr. Gerard was director of business development at Tocqueville Asset Management.

Mr. Gerard serves as an independent trustee of the Tocqueville Trust (a mutual fund company). He is also on the boards of trustees of the Salisbury School, The Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University, the American Overseas Memorial Day Association, and the American Friends of Blerancourt. He is a former director of the ASPCA (serving as treasurer from 1999-2008), and Phoenix House. Mr. Gerard holds a BA from George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs.

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