Director of Public Markets
Joshua Fenton is Director of Public Markets at the Helmsley Charitable Trust. He is part of the development and implementation of the overall investment strategy for the Trust and is principally responsible for the deployment and management of the Trust’s investments in public markets.
Prior to joining the Trust, Mr. Fenton was director of research and trading at Breeden Capital Management, a $1 billion AUM activist hedge fund where he ran the investment team and served on the investment committee. Prior to that, he was director of global research at Clay Finlay LLC where he managed the firm's global research team and served as an active contributing analyst as well. Mr. Fenton came to Clay Finlay after 10 years at $35 billion AUM Gabelli Asset Management where he served as director of research and was a founding portfolio manager of the Gabelli Global Gold & Natural Resources Income Trust, a closed-end fund investing in natural resource equities.
Mr. Fenton received an MBA from Columbia University School of Business and a B.A. in economics from Yale University. He has been an equity analyst and portfolio manager for over 20 years.