Linda M. Assante recently retired from of Jasper Ridge Partners, a discretionary investment management firm serving prominent families, foundations, and global institutions with $35 billion in assets under management. Ms. Assante was a Managing Partner where she led the real assets team responsible for investment strategies in real estate and natural resources. She was also a member of the firm’s investment, portfolio construction, and valuation committees.
Prior to joining Jasper Ridge Partners in 2008, Miss Assante was a Principal with The Townsend Group, where she constructed real estate investment portfolios that included primary funds and co-investments. Previously, she was at J.P. Morgan where she was Head of West Coast Real Estate, Lodging & Gaming Investment Banking. Ms. Assante serves on the Board of Directors of Company The Swig Company, Terreno Realty Corporation, the Pension Real Estate Association Foundation, and Urban Alliance. In addition, she serves on the Advisory Board of Catalyst Housing Group and is a Senior Advisor to Azimuth Capital Management. Ms. Assante is also a member of the Board of Trustees of Lafayette College, currently serving as Vice Chair. She earned a BA in Economics and Business from Lafayette College.