President and Chief Executive Officer
Anyori Hernandez is the former Director of Emerging Managers for New York State Common Retirement Fund. Under the direction of State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Anastasia Titarchuk, CIO and Deputy Comptroller, the emerging manager team manages in excess of $7 billion in commitments to over 125 emerging firms across all asset classes. The program’s goal is to generate attractive risk-adjusted returns and participate in the growth of next generation talent alongside a preference for firms that aspire to strong governance standards as well as diverse and inclusive practices.
Previously, Mr. Hernandez was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Yorkstone Management PR LLC, a boutique capital financing firm based in New York and Puerto Rico focused on funding working capital to small and medium sized businesses.
Prior to founding Yorkstone, Mr. Hernandez was a Director at Barclays Wealth & Investment Management, Americas; he specialized in client development and provided his clients with new investments that achieved high risk-adjusted investment returns for individual securities, investment funds and portfolios.
Prior to Barclays, Mr. Hernandez was a Senior Investment Officer and Director for the New York State Common Retirement Fund, Office of the State Comptroller. He directed several core investment portfolios, restructured and reorganized asset classes and managed a large Emerging Manager multi-asset investment portfolio with a value of over $4.5 billion in equity. Additionally, Mr. Hernandez created several seeding programs that included a real estate fund-of-funds, private equity fund-of-one and an absolute hedge fund seed platform.
He holds a Masters in Real Estate Finance and Investment and a Bachelor of Arts from New York University.