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Ray Nolte

Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer, SkyBridge

Mr. Nolte is Co-Managing Partner and the Chief Investment Officer of SkyBridge and serves as Chairman of the Investment, Manager Selection and Portfolio Allocation Committees.  Prior to this role, Mr. Nolte was the CEO of the Hedge Fund Management Group at Citigroup Alternative Investments, the Fund’s previous investment adviser until July 2010, where he was also Chairman of the Group’s Investment Committee and Group CIO.  Before joining CAI in September of 2005, he worked at Deutsche Bank (1999 – 2005) and Bankers Trust Company from 1983 until the firm was acquired by Deutsche Bank in 1999. At Deutsche Asset Management, Mr. Nolte held roles as the Global Head and CIO of the DB Absolute Return Strategies (ARS) Fund of Funds business, the Chairman of its Investment Committee, Vice Chairman of DB ARS as well as Head of the Single Manager Hedge Fund business. In late 1996, Mr. Nolte started the Bankers Trust Fund of Funds business and launched the Topiary family of funds, which grew to $7bn in assets under management when he left in 2005.  The business was comprised of several multi-manager, multi-strategy funds as well as single strategy funds and separate accounts. 

He started his career at Bankers Trust Company in 1983 in the foreign exchange and foreign fixed income sales and trading business before moving to the capital markets and derivatives business.  In 1994 he was named the head of the Global Portfolio Management business which was responsible for the discretionary management of global balanced client portfolios.

Mr. Nolte received his B.B.A. in Finance from George Washington University.