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Managing Partner

Mr. Kirkpatrick brings over 25 years experience in the financial services industry to Orinda Asset Management. Prior to co-founding the Firm in 2010, he was one of the founding partners of Kensington Investment Group, an investment advisory firm specializing in global real estate and infrastructure mutual funds from 1994 to 2009.  While at Kensington, Mr. Kirkpatrick served as a member of the firm’s executive committee responsible for overall business strategy, and the investment committee which was responsible for the firm’s investment policy and global portfolio management process.  In addition, he was managing director of the Capital Markets Group responsible for the distribution of the firm’s investment products, overseeing marketing and business development. Prior to forming Kensington in 1994, Mr. Kirkpatrick was employed at Liquidity Fund Investment Corporation where he was a senior analyst responsible for the research and trading of over 300 illiquid real estate securities. Mr. Kirkpatrick began his career in the finance department at Crocker Bank, acting as a liaison between the Finance and World Banking Divisions.

Mr. Kirkpatrick received a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the Business School at the University of California, Berkeley in 1984.

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