NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 11, 2013) - Clearbrook Global Advisors, a privately held, independent investment management firm, today announced the appointment of Leslie E. Billet as Managing Director, responsible for providing investment advisory services to institutional and high net worth clients of the firm. Leslie will be based in the firm's New York headquarters and will report to Elliott Wislar, CEO of Clearbrook.
Ms. Billet brings over 32 years of experience to Clearbrook. She joins the firm from Gallagher Fiduciary Advisors (GFI), (formerly Independent Fiduciary Services, Inc.), where she was a Senior Vice President responsible for managing many of the firm's institutional client relationships and overseeing all aspects of investment portfolios, including defined contribution plans. This included developing asset allocation which served the investment goals and requirements of plans and their fiduciaries; investment strategy and manager selection; performance evaluation and risk management. Prior to joining GFI, Ms. Billet was an Investment Officer at Brown Brothers Harriman, and a Manager at the New York Stock Exchange.
"Leslie brings a wealth of experience in the institutional investment space to our team and will play an important role in advising our clients on strategic allocation and implementation of customized strategies," said Mr. Wislar. "Clearbrook is committed to providing innovative solutions to meet a wide range of investment objectives for clients, and Leslie's insight and perspective will enhance our ability to do so."
Ms. Billet received her MBA in Finance from Baruch College of the City University of New York, and her BA, Magna Cum Laude, in Political Science from Boston University.
About Clearbrook Global Advisors
Clearbrook Global Advisors provides comprehensive, objective investment advice and solutions to institutional investors worldwide. With more than $30 billion in assets under advisement, Clearbrook serves as an actively engaged partner to clients, designing, managing and implementing customized investment programs that meet long-term objectives. Backed by nearly three decades of industry experience and dedicated research, Clearbrook strives to select superior investment managers across traditional and alternative asset classes, capitalizing on current and emerging market trends to deliver value and pursue alpha. For more information, please visit www.clearbrookglobal.com.