Association Partners

The CTHFA is supported by partners that share our passion for the alternative investment management profession and our love for the state of Connecticut.  We are proud to be associated with these organizations, and encourage you to support them with your business just as they support CTHFA.




Cowen prime services is an agency-focused global brokerage and trading related services provider with one overarching mission: Solve the financial industry’s toughest challenges for our institutional investor clients.  

We offer a diverse range of products and services forming a comprehensive solution. Supported by our proprietary technology and experienced professionals, we’re ready for whatever challenges the markets bring. And, we call on the entire range of our resources with a flexibility and responsiveness that help us quickly navigate rapidly-changing markets and evolving client needs.




 Dixon & Herling was founded in 1987 with a vision to create a dynamic, client-focused business law firm providing sophisticated, cost-effective, responsive and solution-oriented representation and counsel. This vision has guided our steady, organic growth as seen in our recruitment of service-focused, business-minded lawyers and the development of complementary business law practices that enhance our overall services to clients. Our Mission Statement, which also reflects that core vision, is as follows:

  • Provide excellent, solution-oriented advice and counsel to our clients.

  • Provide responsive, high quality service to our clients, colleagues and business partners.

We understand and appreciate that we are in a service industry and have centered our vision, as well as our client mission statement, around the foregoing ideals. Our unwavering commitment to clients has allowed us to steadily grow and attract like-minded colleagues with excellent qualifications. Simply put, our reputation is based on our people and the results they achieve for our clients.



About Key Insurance & Benefits Services


Key Insurance & Benefits Services, Inc. (KIB) offers commercial insurance, captives, employee benefits, personal insurance and third-party administration brokerage services. KIB professionals partner with clients to create customized risk solutions that reduce loss and financial exposure and improve clients’ bottom line. KIB operates in seven offices in Connecticut, New York and Pennsylvania. The Financial Services Practice is managed out of the Norwalk, CT office and designs insurance and risk management programs tailored to the Asset Management Industry. Our services are designed to protect the assets of the Firm’s principals, investors, stakeholders and fund pools from costly litigation and regulatory investigations.  Assessing and addressing the potential risk facing your Fund is integral to your success.  The Benefits Consulting Practice understands the demands of the Hedge Fund industry to offer benefit programs that attract and retain top talent.  KIB strives to create efficiencies by partnering with our Hedge Fund clients as an extension of their Executive and HR management team to provide financial analysis and benchmarking, benefits audits, actuarial, compliance, benefits administration, technology, claims analytics and day-to-day support.




Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.6 billion and operates 60 offices with more than 570 partners and more than 8,500 personnel in the United States and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment, or innovation.   


Lighthouse Technology Partners 


Lighthouse Technology Partners has been a leader in helping CT & NY organizations reduce the on-premises technology footprint: Moving to cloud and hybrid cloud environments, following our methodical approach. We support in-house technical teams or completely manage customer environments. We are a Microsoft-centric Partner. Reaching the highest levels of both technical competency and customer satisfaction, we earned Microsoft East Region Top VAR (Infrastructure) of the Year and NY Metro Cloud Partner of the Year. We are focused on delivering efficiency with common business sense.

We offer the best IT services and engineer the most modern technology solutions. For over 30 years, our practice has revolved around supporting the multiple disciplines of on-premises technology: Network Infrastructure, Cisco Internetworking, Storage, Security, Voice, Server and Workstation Management. Since 2008, we have lead the Region deploying Cloud and Digital Workplace Solutions. Digital Workplace Solutions encompass beautifully designed Portals & Collaboration Sites, Intranets, and SharePoint ECM's. Our award-winning expertise deploying Microsoft Office 365 and Azure is nationally recognized.

Lighthouse Technology Partners has a prominent presence in Connecticut (Fairfield, New Haven, Hartford). Yet, while based in Greenwich, CT, our customer base has expanded to Washington, Florida, Texas, California, and many states in between. The breadth of our capabilities is proven by over 500 cloud deployments: We manage many commercial infrastructures, set up financial and hedge fund offices, migrate large school districts, and service small charities and very large nonprofits. For financial and healthcare customers, we are a compliance resource. In addition, we successfully provide Lighthouse solutions overseas in London, China, India, Australia, and New Zealand.

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Connecticut Hedge Fund Association, Inc.         PO Box 232, Greenwich CT  06836                                                                                       
Phone: (203)-662-0088
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