Mark D. Fichtel
CFA – Securities Industry Executive (Advisory Board Member)
Greg is a Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager of the Graham & Dodd Farmland FundTM LLC and responsible for the investment selection, fundamental analysis and portfolio management of the Fund.
He previously was a Portfolio Manager with Kellner Capital LLC, a New York, NY-based alternative asset firm where he managed the long/short equity portion of a multi-strategy hedge fund and a 40 Act alternative mutual fund. Prior to Kellner Capital, Greg was a senior member of the investment team and member of the General Partner with Knott Partners, a Syosset, NY-based long/short equity hedge fund firm. Before Kellner, Greg was Chief Operating Officer of Mezzacappa Management LLC, a New York-based alternative asset management firm specializing in funds of hedge funds. Greg started his career in 1987 at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC, became a Managing Director in January of 1996 and was responsible for the US Equity Sales and Trading activities of the firm, as well as a member of the New York Management Committee and the Equity Underwriting Committee.
Greg received a B.A. in Economics from Vanderbilt University.