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Kenneth Wisdom


Managing Director
Portfolio Advisers (Darien, CT)


Mr. Kenneth M. Wisdom, Ken serves as Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Group at Portfolio Advisors, LLC. Mr. Wisdom serves as Senior Vice President of Portfolio Advisors Private Equity Fund II, III, IV and V L.P. Prior to joining Portfolio Advisors in 2002, Mr. Wisdom served as Managing Director and Founding Principal at PrivateTrade. He was an Investment Professional of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate. He also served as the Private Equity Officer at the University of California Office of the Treasurer where Mr. Wisdom was responsible for private equity portfolio comprised of venture capital, buyout, and emerging market investments. He was also the Senior Investment Analyst for Alternative Investments at the Massachusetts Pension Reserves Investment Trust, where Mr. Wisdom was responsible for their alternative investments program. He also served senior positions in real estate management and at financial information technology firms. Mr. Wisdom served senior positions at Douglas Elliman Real Estate where he was involved with residential and commercial property acquisitions, dispositions, management, and leasing. Mr. Wisdom serves as a Member of Advisory Board of Parmenter Realty Partners. He serves as a Director of Pension Real Estate Association. Mr. Wisdom served as a Member of Advisory Board of 12 private equity partnerships. He is a Member of PREA. He was a Member of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA).


Mr. Wisdom has an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth and a Master of Public Administration and B.A. from Cornell University.