Jim brings over 20 years experience in investment operations and financial control. In addition to being a Managing Member of the Gabriele Group, he is currently Chief Financial Officer for R.J. O’Brien, a Chicago based futures clearing firm. He spent several years in hedge fund administration where he started his own company providing clients with full service back office outsourcing across numerous structures and asset classes.
Most recently, Mr. Gabriele spent 2 years at Butterfield Fulcrum, a top tier global hedge fund administrator, as Managing Director and member of the Business Development and the Client Management Teams Mr. Gabriele participated in developing a comprehensive Client Management framework utilized for successfully managing client relationships. Also while at Butterfield Fulcrum he participated in researching the development of managed account platforms, and contributed to the design of Butterfield Fulcrum’s proprietary managed account platform.
Prior to Butterfield Fulcrum he was a Managing Director at Caledonian Global Fund Services. As a shareholder and member of the senior management team, his responsibilities included operations and client management. Prior to that, he served as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer of ING Barings Futures and Options Clearing Services, part of ING Group. He has a BBS from Loyola University of Chicago, a CPA, and NASD series 7 and 27 registrations. He is a member of the Illinois CPA Society.