San Francisco – Hall Capital Partners LLC, an independent investment advisor overseeing $22 billion in global multi-asset class strategies for high-net-worth and institutional investors, is pleased to announce the expansion of the firm’s marketing efforts with the appointment of Richard L. Grand-Jean, as principal and director of business development for the Eastern United States.
In this new role, Mr. Grand-Jean, 66, will offer Hall Capital Partners’ expertise in building and managing customized global multi-asset portfolios, specialized mandates, and the firm’s fund of funds program. Mr. Grand-Jean will focus on the Eastern U.S. institutional market segment, including consultants, endowments, foundations, family offices, and registered investment advisors. Jeff L. Shields maintains his role as director of business development, and will concentrate on the Western U.S. Mr. Shields and Mr. Grand-Jean, who began his assignment in August and is based in Hall Capital’s New York office, both report to John F. Boneparth, president of the San Francisco-based firm.
“We’re delighted to recruit Rick, with his extensive background and expertise, as we ramp up our marketing focus on the institutional market,” said John Boneparth. “With Rick’s appointment to cover the Eastern United States, the key elements of our distribution strategy are now in place.”
Before joining Hall Capital Partners, Mr. Grand-Jean served as president of Abel’s Hill Capital Corp. and Global Film Equity Corp., firms specializing in capital raising, M&A, and advisory services largely focused on the media and entertainment industries. Previously, Mr. Grand-Jean was an executive from 1971 to 1992 at Salomon Brothers, where he served in various senior roles in New York, London, and Tokyo, including managing director in the firm’s investment banking media group, head of global capital markets, and head of the capital markets group.
Mr. Grand-Jean earned a Bachelor’s degree from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.
About Hall Capital Partners
Established in 1994, Hall Capital Partners LLC is an independent, SEC-registered investment advisor that builds and manages customized global multi-asset class portfolios for individuals, families, and institutions. Hall Capital Partners oversees $22 billion in traditional and alternative assets for its portfolio management clients and funds of funds investors. The firm employs more than 100 people in San Francisco and New York. For more information please visit our website at www.hallcapital.com.