George is a Partner in our Madison Avenue New York office and leads the firm’s Private Market Investments practice. He has more than forty years of capital markets, portfolio management, and investment experience. George is a member of the firm’s Alternative Investments subcommittee.
George joined the firm in December 2020 when Cerity Partners acquired Algonquin Advisors, an independent investment advisory firm he founded in 1998. As founder and Chief Investment Officer, he guided Algonquin’s mission to provide private clients and foundations with access to institutional-quality investment consulting services and investment managers.
Prior to founding Algonquin Advisors, George worked in various sales, trading, and managerial capacities with leading New York investment banks Bear Stearns & Co. and the First Boston Corporation. He began his career as a commercial lending officer with Northern Trust Bank in Chicago.
George earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Denison University and his Master of Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He holds a FINRA Series 65 license.
He is an independent director of Cenlar FSB and Cenlar Capital Corporation. George has also served on numerous community and nonprofit boards, including The Child Welfare League of America, St. Vincent’s Hospital, and The Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services, Inc., where he was Chairman of the Board of Trustees.
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