Jonathan Flitt is an experienced operating executive. Jonathan has held positions across brokerage, wealth management, asset management, alternatives including, hedge fund, credit fund, private equity and private debt administration and middle office servicing. His experience includes leading global operations, product management and product development, leading large scale technology development projects and implementations, building partnerships and managing client relationships.
Jonathan is currently the Global Head of Alternative Investments for Clearwater Analytics. In this role, Jonathan leads product management, strategy and execution and works to design and implement innovative solutions that drive digitization, operational efficiency and enhance service capabilities for clients.
Prior to this role Jonathan was the Head of Credit Fund and Private Debt Fund Services within BNY Mellon’s Alternative Investment Services business. In this role, Jonathan led strategy and execution, designed, and implemented innovative solutions that drove digitization, operational efficiency and enhance service capabilities for clients. Prior to this role, Jonathan held several leadership positions at BNY Mellon across Alternatives and Middle Office Services
As an industry veteran, Jonathan also held a senior Product Management and Operations roles across Citigroup’s wealth management, asset management and securities services businesses. Based in New Jersey, Jonathan holds a Master of Business Administration from New York University, The Leonard N. Stern School of Business and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University at Albany.
Clearwater’s latest flash poll on alternative assets gathered data from 110 institutional asset owners and asset managers about their investments into alternatives and their future investment plans. The results have recently been featured in the publications InvestmentNews and Pensions & Investments.
InvestmentNews highlighted the focus on diversification when it comes to investment portfolios. The most popular alternative investments are real estate, private credit, and private equity, and 70% of survey respondents reported including these assets in their investment portfolios.
Pensions & Investments used Clearwater’s poll results to build interactive graphs detailing the current trends in alternative investments. Notably, 44% of respondents are planning to or considering investing more of their funds into infrastructure. While some investors believe they would change their strategy or allocations regarding alternatives depending on inflation, 42% do not plan to make any adjustments.
Clearwater’s flash poll series has gathered a lot of data to provide timely and helpful insights into the current investment landscape and the impacts of relevant trends and topics. To stay up to date on our flash poll results, subscribe to our blog, Clear Insights.