Managing Partners: Jesse Schraft, CAIA & Jared Weinryt
Strategy Focus: Private Equity, Private Credit, Real Estate, Hedge Funds, Direct Deals
Geographic Coverage: Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Australia
Jesse Schraft, CAIA | Founder and Managing Member
Jesse Schraft founded Willet Irving, LLC in 2012 to identify alternative investment opportunities on behalf of institutional and family office investment professionals. Mr. Schraft’s primary capacity at Willet Irving is dedicated to originating and introducing quality alternative investment strategies to qualified investors through an approach focused on strategic asset allocation and cross-asset portfolio positioning. Mr. Schraft’s dedicated service to Willet Irving’s clients offers nearly two decades of professional investment experience in the asset management and investment banking arenas.
Mr. Schraft acquired a unique background in multi-asset coverage working for global banks such as Morgan Stanley, BBVA, Macquarie and Lehman Brothers serving capacities in investment analysis, risk management and structuring of optimized portfolio solutions for clients in the private banking, institutional asset management, fortune 500 and project finance sectors. Mr. Schraft maintains a strong reputation amongst the global investment industry as a professional who goes to great lengths to assure his clients’ best interests are always upheld. Willet Irving Alternative Investment Advisors is independently owned and is dedicated to delivery of best-in-class investment solutions through an open architecture platform of portfolio solutions and advisory services.
Mr. Schraft received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA™) and holds the Series 7, and Series 63 registrations with FINRA