Steven M. Gradow, Managing Director, has 23 years of
investment experience as an institutional portfolio
manager and Director of Investments. Steve received
an M.B.A. in Finance from the New York University Stern
School of Business and a B.A. with honors in Economics
from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).
Steve and his wife Michelle, a Portland native, live
in Lake Oswego, OR, and have a seven year old daughter.
Steve has managed and invested multi-million dollar
portfolios for major non-profit, university, religious,
Taft Hartley, and State pension clients. Steve’s
experience includes helping clients develop investment
policy statements, risk analysis, and presenting and
executing investment recommendations to various clients
and boards of trustees.
Throughout his career, Steve has mentored and trained
many analysts and portfolio managers, and has built
and led three separate investment teams. Steve’s
insights into the investment process, together with
risk control analysis, shape the foundation of the GCM
approach. Steve currently serves on several non-profit
boards as both a volunteer and as a trustee.