Investing for Future Generations

Makena Capital Management is a global, alternative investment manager serving multigenerational capital. We provide investment solutions to help our clients achieve their goals.


Our Core Values

1. Partnership

Collaboration, transparency, and alignment are the foundation of our work

2. Team Culture

Our greatest asset, built on integrity, meritocracy, and intellectual rigor

3. Long-term Orientation

Crucial to access superior investments and to manage perpetual portfolios

Makena Team

How We Invest

Investment Philosophy

Rooted in the endowment style of investing, we seek balanced diversification in order to protect and grow multigenerational capital over the long term.

Portfolio Solutions

Makena specializes in constructing alternative asset class portfolios of high-quality investment opportunities.

Manager Selection & Due Diligence

Manager selection and due diligence are our core competencies; benefit from our expertise.

Responsible Investing

Every investment we make is subject to our Responsible Investing Framework.

Portfolio Solutions

Our alternative investing experience spans decades. Invest in our asset class portfolios on a stand-alone basis or as a holistic, endowment-style portfolio. Or, let us build you a custom portfolio as part of our Outsourced CIO service.



Who We Serve

Endowments & Foundations

Capital preservation and growth after a payout

Family Offices

Your investment partner for the next generation

Pensions & Sovereign Wealth Funds

An extension of your capabilities

August 20, 2021 in Uncategorized

Brian Rodde in Fundfire Alts

In the latest edition of Fundfire Alts, Makena’s Brian Rodde offers insight on the benefits of allocating to long-dated private equity funds - “You can reduce the performance leakage in fees, carry and taxes by holding the same asset in the same structure and being able to leave your money invested for longer.”
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July 1, 2021 in Uncategorized

In the News: Larry Kochard on Emerging Markets

Spurred on by geopolitical changes including Brexit and rising tensions between the U.S. and China, asset managers and others argue that there’s a strong case now for investors to move away from simple index funds and adopt a more active securities-selection approach to emerging markets. Larry Kochard, Makena’s CIO, discusses how we capitalize on market inefficiencies in countries like Brazil, China, India, and Russia using active management.
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June 23, 2021 in Uncategorized

In the News: Luke Proskine Addresses OCIO Matchmaking

In a Pensions & Investments newspaper commentary, Luke Proskine, Co-Managing Partner at Makena Capital Management, LLC, addresses the four key questions that drive OCIO matchmaking and how Makena navigates the landscape.
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