James Janowski

Investor Relations Director

James joined Altum in April 2016 and is responsible for investor relations and supporting the marketing effort. Prior to Altum, he was an Assistant Vice President at Morgan Stanley 2011-2015 within the Alternative Investments Group, in sales and investor relations, collaborating with third party asset managers and the firm’s top producing wealth advisors to incorporate alternative investment allocations into institutional, high net worth, and ultra-high net worth individual portfolios. James started his career in 2008 as an Associate to the General Partner of Hambletonian Partners, L.P., a fundamental long/short equity fund in New York. In 2010, James joined Citi Alternative Investments, a division of Smith Barney, providing the firm’s private bankers and wealth advisors with middle office support, as a product lead Investor Services Associate. James obtained a BS degree in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University.

Michael Marano

Marketing Associate

Michael joined Altum in February of 2024 and is responsible for marketing the firm's investment offerings and developing relationships with institutional investors. Most recently, he was an Associate with Bright Harbor Advisors, a private fund placement agent where he was responsible for investor coverage throughout North America. Previously, Michael was an Investor Relations Associate with OneWall Communities, where he was involved in fundraising efforts for the firm's managed funds, and joint venture real estate acquisitions. There, he assisted in raising capital from institutional investors as well as private wealth clients and oversaw investor relations functions. Prior, Michael worked with TritonLake, a boutique placement agent that assists fund managers in raising capital for emerging managers from the RIA and private wealth channel. Michael began his career in the wealth management field and held roles in real estate acquisitions. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the Pennsylvania State University.