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Joel Katzman

Joel Katzman

Independent Advisor
Katzman Advisors

Mr. Katzman has advised a family office on its US hedge fund investments since 2008. He was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management, Inc. from its inception in 1995 until his retirement in 2005. In that role he was responsible for developing and managing hedge fund of fund products for J.P. Morgan Chase’s institutional and private banking clients. During his tenure the group grew from $7 million to over $9 billion in assets under management with over 70 staff and investments in over 120 hedge funds. Mr. Katzman joined J.P. Morgan Chase in 1975. He was involved in the firm’s alternative investment business beginning in 1988 and became head of the group in 1993. Prior to his responsibilities in alternative investments he was involved in the bank’s strategic planning, financial management and treasury functions, both domestically and overseas. Mr. Katzman received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Connecticut and an M.B.A. from New York University.