Randy YankerNon Executive Director at Navigator Global Investments
Randy co-founded Alternative Asset Managers, L.P. (AAM) in 2004 which is a private investment firm with primary focus on making strategic investments in the financial services sector and hard assets (real estate, infrastructure, etc.). Prior to AAM, Randy was the CEO of Lehman Brothers Alternative Investment Management and was responsible from the initial stages to the ultimate build-out of a multi-billion dollar global alternative investment platform that is now part of Neuberger Berman. Prior to joining Lehman in 2002, he co-founded a private investment boutique focused on making strategic investments in the asset management sector and the valuation of general partnership interests.
Previously, Randy was Managing Director of Swiss Bank Corp. (SBC) which is now part of Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS). Randy founded and managed SBC’s alternative asset management business from initial concept in 1992 to an accumulation in excess of $4 billion of assets under management in 1998. At SBC, he built a global alternative asset management platform for both single strategy funds and a fund of hedge funds business with primary offices in New York, London and Tokyo.
Prior to SBC, Randy founded International Matrix Management, a asset management firm that emphasized fundamental and technical trading of foreign exchange, global fixed income and commodities. Prior to Matrix, he was a Vice President of Salomon Brothers focusing on global fixed income and foreign exchange. He spent his first post-graduate year at Dean Witter Reynolds in corporate finance.
Randy is a graduate of Harvard College (1983) with a degree in Economics. Currently, he serves on the board of Navigator Global Investments Limited (Lighthouse Partners) (NGI.AX), a Trustee of SEI Advisors’ Inner Circle Fund III (NASDAQ: SEIC) and on the Advisory Board of Silicon Valley Data Capital (SVDC). Randy is a former Trustee of the New School University.