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David Breiner

Managing Director, Endowment & Foundation Practice

David Breiner is a Managing Director for the Endowment & Foundation Practice at Cambridge Associates.

In his role, David advises clients on investment issues such as asset allocation strategy, manager selection, and investment program evaluation. He works with a number of universities, foundations, and other non-profits. David serves as both a generalist and a specialist director focused on hedge fund assets. He has sourced investment opportunities in life science equities, venture secondaries, and private credit. He is also a regular contributor to hedge fund manager research and has co-authored a paper on manager fees.

David joined Cambridge Associates in 2006 and brings ten years of experience in the equity research field, where he served institutional hedge and mutual fund clients in the US and Europe. Before David joined the firm, he served as Director of Research with Primary Global Research, LLC, a boutique provider of proprietary research services for institutional managers active in the technology sector. Prior to that, he served as a Managing Director with Bear Stearns, where he was responsible for analysis and stock recommendations in the enterprise software sector. Previously, David was a Vice President with Prudential Securities and a Research Associate with Robertson Stephens and Montgomery Securities.

David is a Member of the Board of Directors for Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto, California, as well as a Pro Bono Advisor for Menlo Atherton Education Foundation.

He received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and his BS from Stanford University.

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