With over 20 years of experience, Ken’s diverse & international capital markets career shares a common thread with his athletic achievements – a commitment to excellence that produces top-tier results. EMAIL KEN
Ken began his career in finance at Cantor Fitzgerald, rising through the ranks to become the European Head of Commodities Sales & Trading in London. After 9/11, Ken returned to the US and took over as Head of their Credit Derivatives Sales & Trading team in New York.
He joined Natixis Capital Markets in New York as the Head of Credit Derivatives Sales to Hedge Funds. Ken later joined Credit Agricole’s fixed income sales team where he quickly developed relationships with a blue-chip list of credit investors. Ken marketed & sold Investment Grade, High Yield, and Emerging Markets debt to his clients while orchestrating the placement of billions of dollars in private transactions including exotic asset securitizations and highly-structured ABS.
In 2016, Ken moved to LA and headed business development at The Palisades Group, a management-owned, SEC-registered investment advisor with a focus on bottom-up research and control-based credit management services. Strategies included whole-loan, real estate, and exotic credit investments.
In 2018, Ken founded Camrock Advisors where his team acts as a placement agent and business development consultant. Camrock Advisors has successfully raised capital for multiple mandates financed by hedge fund, private equity, and distressed credit investors.
Ken's athletic achievements reflect the same dedication and hard work that he put into his career. Ken has competed at the Iron Man World Championships in Hawaii 3 times, with a personal-best time of 9:39. In December 2019, Ken ran a 2:28 at the California International Marathon.In January 2020, Ken won the Pasadena half marathon with a 1:13:05 time. His top finish was against a field of nearly 9000 athletes.
Ken co-hosts “The Fight” With Teddy Atlas, a podcast with over 125,000 subscribers. Ken shares his deep knowledge of the sport with the legendary trainer and offers his listeners insight as a devoted husband and father as well as a world-class runner and triathlete.