Ronen Schwartzman, MBA, Chief Investment Officer
Ronen Schwartzman joined the Cooper Family Office as Chief Investment Officer with 20 years of investment and capital markets experience. He started his career as an equity analyst with Oppenheimer where he covered small cap technology stocks. After receiving his MBA from the Wharton School – University of Pennsylvania, Ronen joined Bear Stearns, where he managed equity and fixed income portfolios for individuals and corporations, and also advised institutional investors on various capital markets investments. Ronen specialized in investing in alternative assets such as hedge funds, private credit, private equity, and real estate. A former Special Operations Intelligence Officer in the Israeli Air Force, Ronen is fluent in Spanish and Hebrew. Ronen is often quoted in The Economist, Reuters and Bloomberg News. A guest lecturer at The Wharton School and NYU Stern School of Business and a frequent speaker at industry conferences, Ronen is a noted thought leader in the hedge fund and family office communities.
Skip Cooper, Managing Director
Skip Cooper is a first-generation member of the Cooper Family Office. Skip oversees risk management, portfolio allocation and back office operations. In addition to the office’s US-based alternative investing, his primary focus for the family office is investment internationally: in private equity, hedge funds, real estate and direct opportunities. Mr. Cooper is an honors graduate of Princeton University.
Skip Cooper is a member of the NYU Stern Family Office Council and the Stanford University Global Projects Center Global Investor’s Forum. Skip speaks regularly at family office and investment conferences around the world, often addressing the topic of global investing for US family offices.