Stephen Weiss is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner of Short Hills Capital Partners LLC, an investment fund principally established to allocate the personal wealth of one of the industry's most successful hedge fund managers.
Open to outside investors, SHCP's focus is investing in under the radar equity hedge funds. In addition to our investing, we also provide hedge fund consulting services to institutions, ultra-high net worth individuals and family offices.
A former tax attorney, Steve has been in the investment industry for 28 years, virtually all of this time involved with hedge funds. He has held senior management positions at Salomon Brothers, SAC Capital, and Lehman Brothers. Additionally, Steve was Co-Founder and CIO of MSW Asset Management, a long/short equity fund.
He is the author of three books: "The Billion Dollar Mistake: Learning the Art of Investing through the Missteps of Legendary Investors," "The Big Win: Learning From the Legends to Become a More Successful Investor," and "UNHEDGED: A Killing in the Market" (a novel).
He is a sought after keynote speaker and lead instructor for the Wall Street MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) on Capital Markets run by First Finance Institute, a leading online and ground-based financial training and consulting firm. This MOOC
is based on case studies taken from Steve's book, The Billion Dollar Mistake. Also, the MOOC is now being offered as a certificate course at UNC's graduate school, Kenan Flagler, and will is in negotiations to be offered by the People's Bank of China.
Stephen has a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.
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