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Managing Partner | COO
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Chris Capozzalo is a partner and chief operating officer who joined Oakpoint Advisors in 2009. Chris contributes significantly to planning the strategic direction of the firm and its infrastructure. He is responsible for Oakpoint’s broker-dealer operations in Tampa, FL, and is the global liaison to the firm’s strategic legal relationships. Chris shapes and implements the firm’s compliance program, overseeing key service partners while serving as the point person with FINRA and the SEC. 

Before joining Oakpoint, Chris was Vice President at Citigroup’s headquarters in New York, NY, serving as a Structurer for their Prime Brokerage and Equity Derivatives groups. Chris developed unique financing transactions for some of Citi’s most extensive hedge fund relationships. Before his time at Citi, he worked at Amaranth Advisors, a $9BN multi-strategy hedge fund based in Greenwich, CT, as a member of their Treasury and Portfolio Finance desk. During his four years at Amaranth, Chris was a meaningful contributor to the build-out and development of their middle office and operational control groups. With the Treasury group, Chris negotiated Credit, ISDA, Prime Broker, and Master Repo Agreements. Chris helped the firm manage liquidity on their US broker-dealer. He reduced financing costs and collateral usage through swaps, securities lending, repurchase agreements, and strategic asset allocation at various custodians and prime brokers. He started his career at Morgan Stanley and has a BA in Finance from Pace University. Chris is FINRA registered in series 3, 7, 63, 79, and 99.

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