Chilton Investment Company has hired Jason Barger as managing director of client relations. Most recently, he worked at Kopernik Global Investors where he was a partner.
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chilton Investment Company, the $1.8B AUM global investment management firm founded by Richard L. Chilton Jr., today announced the hiring of Jason Barger to Managing Director – Client Relations. In this role, he will be responsible for developing, advising and strengthening institutional client relationships regarding various investment opportunities, as well as broader business development efforts for the firm. Jason is based in New York City and reports directly to Mr. Chilton and Jennifer Foster, Co-Chief Investment Officer.
Mr. Barger has more than 25 years of asset management experience. Most recently, he was a Partner for Kopernik Global Investors, where he co-led institutional fundraising and client relations to help grow the firm’s asset base. Prior to his position at Kopernik Global Investors, Jason was the Institutional Business Development Director at Schroders Investment Management, which has over $500B in assets under management. He also served as the Founder and Head of the Offshore Division in the Americas at Schroders.
“At Chilton we take strategic thinking as seriously as other important traits, like broad and deep relevant experience and exceptional communication abilities. After spending time with Jason, I am confident he will not only forge deep relationships with our clients and colleagues, but also help us reach our respective goals,” said Mr. Chilton, Founder, Chairman, CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Chilton Investment Company. “His track record speaks for itself and his commitment to meeting clients where they are makes him a perfect fit for our firm.”
“Chilton has a first-class reputation for its highly focused investment strategy and collaborative environment, a combination which sets them apart from many of their peers,” said Mr. Barger. “I’ve long admired Chilton from the sidelines. Now, I look forward to contributing to the team and helping clients reach goals through Chilton’s ownership-oriented approach to investments.”
Jason graduated from Eckerd College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Business Management.
About Chilton Investment Company
Chilton Investment Company is an investment firm founded by Richard L. Chilton, Jr. in 1992. Chilton seeks to generate attractive long-term returns with limited volatility. Since inception, we have rigorously applied a fundamental bottom-up approach to investing with an ownership mentality. Our objective is to own fractional shares of great businesses, not to rent stocks. We believe our greatest asset, in addition to our loyal investor base, is our people. Many of our employees have been with the firm for most of their careers, with the leadership team in particular having multiple decades of professional experience in the industry and with Chilton.