Gramercy Funds Management Names Jeffrey Sharon As Global Head Of Business Development

By Noah Long ● August 18, 2019
  • Greenwich, Connecticut-based Gramercy Funds Management has hired Jeffrey D. Sharon, CFP, CIMA as the Global Head of Business Development

Greenwich, Connecticut-based Gramercy Funds Management announced that it hired Jeffrey D. Sharon, CFP, CIMA as the Global Head of Business Development. Sharon is going to be responsible for the company’s marketing, distribution and investor relations efforts. And he will also serve as a member of Gramercy’s Management Team.

Sharon has 25 years of expertise in the asset management industry as a business development professional and successful leader of institutional sales and client service teams. 

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“I’m thrilled to join Gramercy. With the firm’s 21-year proven track record and unrivaled experience in managing complex emerging markets assets, we are able to offer a robust institutional business platform and a wealth of intellectual capital on the investment team, trading floor and throughout the firm,” said Sharon.

Before joining Gramercy, Sharon spent 9 years at OFI Global Asset Management, an OppenheimerFunds Company. And he was most recently the Head of North America Institutional where he was instrumental in the firm’s growth through strategic marketing and targeting the institutional asset owner and consultant community. Plus Sharon was also a member of the distribution senior leadership team, where he provided strategic direction and contributed to the broader global and multi-channel distribution effort.

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“As Gramercy continues its evolution as a world-class global asset management firm, we must continue to invest in our people, processes and culture, as well as enhance our investment strategies… We are thrilled to bring a proven business development leader like Jeff to Gramercy” added Gramercy CIO and founding partner Robert Koenigsberger. “Recently partnering with Mohamed El-Erian as a strategic advisor, strengthening our investment team in London, and now bringing in an institutional-caliber business development professional to lead and advance our amplification of Gramercy’s unique specialization in EM highlights our commitment to existing clients, consultants and to the broader market.”

Before OppenheimerFunds, Sharon was at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he spent over 7 years as Director of Institutional Sales. And before BAML, Sharon was Vice President, Business Development Officer at Trusco Capital Management where he spent 3 years in institutional business development. Sharon started his career in 1994 at Putnam Investments where he held various client management and sales positions for his six-year tenure.

Gramercy Funds Management has a presence in London and Buenos Aires. Launched in 1998, Gramercy Funds has 60 professionals and $5.5 billion in assets under management.

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