JGB's cohesive and complementary team leverages decades of collective expertise in multi-asset class investing.
Partner and CEO
Brett Cohen founded JGB Management in 2005. He has over 20 years of investment management experience with convertibles (private and public), direct lending, event-driven and distressed investing. Prior to founding JGB, Brett worked at Elliott Associates. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and B.A. from Columbia University.
Shuky Ehrenberg is a Partner and based out of JGB's Boston office. Prior to joining JGB, he was a Research Analyst for the National Bureau of Economic Research. He earned his J.D. from Yale Law School and B.A. from Columbia University.
Vincent Vacco, CPA
Vincent Vacco is the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for JGB, and is based out of the Westport office. Prior to joining JGB, he was CFO at Whipporwill Associates Inc. He has over 30 years of experience in asset management accounting and operations. He earned his B.S. from New York University.
David Ariyeh is an Analyst in JGB's Westport office. Prior to joining JGB, he was an Analyst at Standard & Poor's Capital IQ. He earned a B.A. from Binghamton University.
Johanna White is an Analyst in JGB's Westport office. Prior to joining JGB, she was an Analyst at MetLife and an Institutional Sales Trader at CRT Capital Group. Johanna is a CFA Charterholder. She earned a B.A. from Colgate University.
Hunter Dorbandt is an Analyst in JGB's Westport office. Prior to joining JGB, he worked as an Analyst at K2 Advisors. He earned a B.A. from the University of Connecticut.
David Lasher is an analyst in JGB's Westport office.
Business Development Associate
Robert VanRaamsdonk is a Business Development Associate in JGB's Westport office. Prior to joining JGB, he worked as an Account Executive for the New York Islanders. He earned a B.S. from Syracuse University.