Jeffry Brown
Managing Director


  • Hedge Funds Investments

  • Private Equity Investments

  • Fixed income and Equities

  • Actively managed ETFs

  • Expense Allocation 

  • Performance Reporting

  • Marketing Materials misrepresentations 

Jeffry Brown | Banking Testifying Expert - SEDA Experts

Mr. Brown is a world-class expert with a deep knowledge of hedge fund and private equity investments, and product strategies and development. His industry leading experience as Chief Development Officer at Bear Stearns and as Principal at Morgan Stanley is a credit to his vast financial knowledge.

Mr. Jeffry P. Brown is an investment expert providing GP stakes business advisor to private equity firms, and advisory work for class action and whistleblower firms. He is also an independent director for direct private equity investing business, angel investor in digital tech business, advisor at law school entrepreneurship clinic, and trustee on family trust and executor for estates of parents.

He served as Senior Managing Director and Chief Development Officer at Bear Stearns Asset Management Inc., where he developed and executed corporate strategy for business expansion, strategic marketing and product strategies. In his role he sourced, negotiated, executed and oversaw global strategic investments in products and distribution, including acquisitions, lift-outs, corporate ventures, joint ventures and emerging manager seedings in hedge funds and long-only products.

During the same period he was also the President of Bear Stearns Active ETF Trust where he led the formation and management of 1940 Act Company, including execution of service contracts, obtaining SEC exemptive relief and appointment of governance structure.  Successfully launched the first actively managed ETF in March 2008 (ASE:YYY).


Previously, Mr. Brown was the Chief Marketing Officer at Bear Stearns, responsible for building and managing the company’s domestic and international sales, marketing and client service activities. He was the Founder and Managing Director at Dyal Capital Partners, a $8.1bbn AUM private equity firm.


He began his asset management career with Morgan Stanley where he spent 14 years and was Principal and Coverage Officer, and Principal of the Fixed Income Division.


Mr. Brown holds a B.A., cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin, an M.B.A. from UCLA's John E. Anderson Graduate School of Management and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School.



University of California, Anderson School of Management

MBA, Accounting and Finance 

University of Wisconsin Law School

Juris Doctor  


University of Wisconsin

Bachelor of Arts in English (Cum Laude)




Azimut Alternative Capital Partners




Business Advisor


Dyal Capital Partners

Founder, Managing Director


Seacap Partners, LLC

Managing Director, Fund Partner


Bear Stearns Asset Management, Inc.

Senior Managing Director – Director of Strategic Initiatives, Chief Development Officer



Morgan Stanley Asset Management

Principal, Coverage Officer – Institutional Marketing

Morgan Stanley & Co.

Principal, Fixed Income Division



CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight,  NACD, Ridge Global and Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute – 2017
Senior Advisor, Curate Solutions Inc.  
Independent Trustee, Frank Funds Series Trust (40Act Fund Board).
Advisory Board Member, UCLA Anderson, Fink Center for Finance and Investments, Jeffry P. and Kristin D. Brown Distinguished Private Equity and Alternatives Fellowship
Member, National Association of Corporate Directors. Governance Fellow – 2016
Member, State Bar of Wisconsin
FINRA Licenses: Series 3, 7, 16, 24, 63, 65

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