Sean Ballard has joined Torrey Associates, LLC, an SEC-registered FoHF investment adviser, as Vice President of Sales.
Ballard joins Torrey from Goldman Sachs' Investment Management Division where he was a wealth management professional. His responsibilities at Goldman Sachs included in-depth portfolio analysis, analyzing tactical investment opportunities, optimizing portfolio strategy, and investment management for high net-worth private clients and institutions.
Rick Cortez, President of the Private Client Group, said: 'The addition of Sean Ballard is an important step in ensuring that Torrey Associates will continue to provide the highest level of service to our clients. Further, we are excited about the enormous growth prospects ahead for Torrey among institutional investors. Sean will play a major role in this important effort.'
Torrey Associates, LLC, founded by James Torrey in 1990, is an SEC-registered investment adviser to fund of hedge funds that invest with hedge fund managers throughout the world. The firm's assets under management have grown to USD 850 million, up from approximately USD 600 million just a year ago. Torrey's growth has in part been fueled by strategic relationships with several large global financial institutions.