Peter L. Tsirigotis advises financial institutions, asset managers, investment advisers, and institutional investors, helping them to develop and maintain financial products while navigating the regulatory landscape. Peter has served in several senior-level legal, compliance, operations, and risk roles in the financial services industry, including as regulator, inside counsel, outside counsel, chief compliance officer, and chief operating officer. His clients include a wide variety of funds, investment advisers, business development companies (BDCs), real estate investment trusts (REITs), and banks.
Peter has deep private sector experience, having served as vice president at a large, private financial services firm, where he led the investment management funds risk, operations, and governance group. In that position, he oversaw operations, governance, and regulatory risk issues regarding registered and unregistered proprietary funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, UCITS, mutual funds, and real estate funds. He also coordinated the development and structuring of all new fund products. Peter additionally served as the chief legal officer for the U.S. Trust Company’s Excelsior Funds mutual fund complex, closed-end funds, and business development companies, and was responsible for formation and oversight of all private investment funds.