Investment Team

Matthew Moniot, Chief Investment Officer. Matthew spent his career prior to Elanus as a credit and equity analyst, portfolio manager and trader covering the global financials sector. Most recently, he managed an international financials portfolio at Millennium Management and before that he managed proprietary global financials equity, credit, and structured credit investments at Lehman Brothers Inc.   Prior to Lehman, Matthew worked as an analyst and portfolio manager at Omega Advisors.  Matthew holds a BA from Johns Hopkins University and an MA from The University of Texas at Austin.

Martin “Tino" Kamarck, Head of Structuring.  Tino served, from 1999 to 2005 as President of Radian Asset Assurance Inc., the financial guarantee arm of Radian Group Inc. (NYSE:RDN) where he built the market leading structured credit financial guaranty reinsurance business, ultimately covering over $40bn of par insured. Prior to Radian, Tino served as Chairman of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and Co-Head of Structured Credit and General Counsel at FGIC (Financial Guarantee Insurance Corporation), GECC's financial guaranty company. Tino began his professional career as an attorney with Morrison and Foerster at which he ultimately became a Partner and head of the securitization practice.  Tino holds an undergraduate degree from Haverford and a JD from Stanford Law School. 

Jeff McConaghy, Portfolio Management.  Jeff was most recently at Goldman Sachs' Fixed Income, Currencies & Commodities division focused on specialty finance and distressed asset investments. Prior to that he worked as an analyst and trader at Continuum Fund, a quantitative credit hedge fund launched by Integrated Finance Ltd. Jeff holds a B.A.S. in Applied Mathematics and English Literature from Stanford University.

Alex Zivic, CFA, Head of Research.  Alex began analyzing global financial equity and credit securities in 1997 when he joined CI Investments in Toronto. In 2007, Alex moved to New York to join Diamondback Capital and later Sterling Ridge Capital. Alex started his career as a banker with ABN Amro Hoare Govett after completing his LLB at Dalhousie University.  Alex also holds a BS from McGill University and a MS from the London School of Economics.