Pacific View Asset Management expands staff with two new hires

Pacific View Asset Management has named Brendan J. Contant as head of marketing and business development and Tracey L. Daly as vice president of client services. Both Contant and Daly will be based in New York. Previously, Contant worked at Klingenstein, Fields & Co. while Daly worked at the same firm.


SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pacific View Asset Management, LLC, a multi-manager, multi-strategy asset management firm, today announced that it has hired Brendan J. Contant and Tracey L. Daly to build-out the firm’s marketing team and to formalize its sales and client services initiative. Both new hires will be based in New York.

Brendan, an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in the money management business will serve as the firm’s Head of Marketing and Business Development. He was previously a co-founder of Bennett Lawrence Management, LLC and prior to joining Pacific View was with Klingenstein, Fields & Co., L.L.C. Tracey, who is joining Pacific View as Vice President, Client Services, has worked with Brendan for the last 15 years at both firms, most recently as Marketing Administrator at Klingenstein. Katie Kowinski, who is also a Vice President, Client Services, has been with Pacific View for almost two years and is located in San Francisco, is the third member of Pacific View’s Marketing Team.

“We are very excited to have Brendan and Tracey joining our organization. Brendan’s knowledge, experience and contacts will enhance our platform as we strive toward our goal of building a best-in-class asset management firm,” said Steven Druskin, Chief Operating Officer. “Having Brendan onboard will allow us to reach a much wider audience of investors, while helping us target portfolio management teams that might be interested in joining Pacific View.”

Brendan added, “This is a terrific opportunity. Pacific View Asset Management is an emerging firm with talented investment teams and the operational and sales support is unparalleled for a firm of our size. As portfolio management teams need to focus on investments, rather than be weighed down by the complexities of administration. We have all of the pieces in place to build a truly distinguished organization.”

About Pacific View
Founded in 2012, Pacific View Asset Management is a multi-manager, multi-strategy asset management organization providing best-in-class investment solutions to private and institutional investors. Pacific View Asset Management investment teams are led by talented and experienced investment professionals operating with a high degree of independence in order to offer clients unique perspectives and services.

Pacific View Asset Management currently has two investment teams within its organization, an International Small Cap team and a U.S. Growth Equity team. The International Small Cap team, launched in July 2012, with two long-only equity strategies: International Small Cap and Global Small Cap. The U.S. Growth Equity team, launched in July 2013, with two long-only equity strategies: U.S. Small Cap Growth and U.S. Large Cap Growth. During the summer of 2104, Pacific View expects to add at least 2 new investment teams, including a venture capital team and a microcap team focused on North American equities.

Pacific View Asset Management is an investment adviser registered with the State of California. Additional information about Pacific View Asset Management is available at or