Dorchester is a privately held firm that provides a partnership track for our colleagues. The firm’s Partners average over 25 years investment industry experience, including as Portfolio Manager or as Co-Portfolio Manager at other firms, and employees, including some with similar investment backgrounds, average more than 12 years tenure with the firm. The Investment and Operations teams are supported by liberal use of industry and subject matter consultants, auditors, fund administration, custody, and legal.
Mark Zucker, CFA
Mark serves as the Chief Investment Officer and co-founded the firm in 2001. Mark was formerly the founder of Anvil Investment Partners, L.P. a distressed credit fund. Earlier, he was a co-founder of Libra Investments, Inc., a broker-dealer in high yield and distressed securities. Mark began his career in investment banking in 1983 at Dillon, Read & Co., Inc. and continued at Chanin & Company, a restructuring advisory firm embedded within Drexel Burnham Lambert. Mark is a member of the Boards of Cycorp, New Dawn Mining, The Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and Prepory College Counseling. Mark earned a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School with majors in Finance and in Entrepreneurial Management, and simultaneously a B.A. from the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania with major in International Relations. Mark is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.
Matthew Kuhns, CFA
Bryan Scordamaglia, CFA
Bryan serves as a Director in Research where he assists in investment sourcing, due diligence, portfolio management and ongoing monitoring of investments. Prior to joining Dorchester, Bryan was an Investment Manager at the $4 billion California Endowment where he was responsible for the evaluation, selection and monitoring of hedge funds as well as long-only equity and credit managers. Prior to that, Bryan was Portfolio Manager and Credit Analyst in the Fixed Income Group at Macquarie Allegiance Capital where he managed the corporate credit allocation of a multi-billion-dollar fixed income fund. He started his career as a high yield credit analyst in the Leveraged Finance Group at TCW. Bryan earned a B.S. in Business-Economics Magna Cum Laude from the University of California, Los Angeles and an M.B.A. from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder.