Ryan Cooney

Managing Director, Secondary Investments
Ryan is a Managing Director in Hamilton Lane’s Secondary Investment Team, where he serves as the primary point of contact for Hamilton Lane’s secondary fund products. In this capacity, Ryan is responsible for all aspects of investor relations for those commingled funds. Ryan began his career at Hamilton Lane in 2008 in the firm’s Relationship Management Group, where he focused on strategic planning, portfolio construction and all aspects of client relations for a designated set of Hamilton Lane clients.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane, Ryan was a performance reporting analyst for PFPC, a member of PNC Financial Services Group.

Ryan received a B.A. from Randolph-Macon College.

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Secondaries: An Expert’s Game That Anyone Can Play

Once considered the realm of distressed investors and unattractive assets looking for liquidity opportunities, today's secondary market offers investors an established and proven portfolio management tool and sees billions of dollars of deal flow every year. In this episode, Head of Secondary Investments Tom Kerr and Secondary Product Manager Ryan Cooney discuss the evolution of the secondary market.

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