Bill Getty, a Managing Director, is responsible for portfolio management and manager selection for Makena’s Absolute Return investments across Makena's vehicles. Bill is also responsible for the portfolio management of Makena’s liquid endowment vehicles. Prior to joining Makena Capital Management, Bill was an Associate in the Absolute Return Investment Group at Hall Capital Partners, an investment firm based in San Francisco. At Hall Capital, Bill performed research and analysis on hedge fund and traditional fixed income investments. Prior to this role, Bill was an Analyst in the Portfolio Management Group. Bill earned an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University with a concentration in Analytical Finance. While earning his MBA, Bill spent a summer working for Huntington Partners, a value-oriented equity investment firm located in Chicago. Bill holds a BA in History from Colby College.
“In Absolute Return, we focus on capital preservation, seeking to capitalize on market dislocations and prudently provide liquidity to areas of stress.”