The Piton team aims to provide clients with customized, institutional quality fixed income portfolio management. The Piton team has extensive history managing fixed income assets, protecting capital and providing dedicated service to clients, through multiple interest rate environments and market cycles.

Mr. Fortescue is a founding partner of Piton and serves as the Chief Executive Officer. He has twenty-two years of experience building, operating and managing companies, investment portfolios and relationships in the financial services space. Prior to founding Piton, Mr. Fortescue most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer at...
Mr. Konrad is a founding partner of Piton and serves as the Chief Investment Officer. He has extensive experience managing capital in the Agency Mortgage-Backed Securities Market for twenty years, through multiple interest rate environments. Mr. Konrad has managed one of the largest levered Agency MBS portfolios outside of Fannie...
Mr. Lockwood serves as the Head of Fixed Income of Piton. He has over twenty years experience managing Fixed Income portfolios. Prior to joining Piton, Mr. Lockwood was a Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of the Fixed Income Division in the Private Bank Investment Group, Americas at HSBC. There, he...
Rao Eswara serves as the Chief Compliance Officer at Piton. Rao has over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry with proven expertise in Regulatory Risk, Compliance and Advanced Analytics across Asset Management, Capital Markets, Prime Brokerage and Investment Banking. He is been instrumental in building global teams...
Mr. Slattery serves as the Chief Financial Officer at Piton. He has 25 years of diverse leadership in financial services, real estate, telecommunications, and major infrastructure programs. Prior to founding Piton, from 2010-2014, Mr. Slattery worked at Annaly, serving as Chief Operating Officer of RCap Securities, as a Director of...
Ms. Sheridan serves as the Chief Operating Officer at Piton. Prior to joining Piton, Ms. Sheridan worked at Annaly, where she ran Investor Relations for Annaly and Chimera Investment Corp. as a member of the Strategy and Capital Markets team. Ms. Sheridan received her B.A. in Communications and Marketing from...
Ms. Spillane serves as SVP on the Investment team at Piton. Prior to joining Piton, Ms. Spillane worked at Annaly where she served in various roles on the Portfolio Management team, the Liabilities Desk, and with Annaly’s subsidiary, RCap Securities. Ms. Spillane received her B.S. in Business Administration, Finance from...
Mr. Chan serves as SVP on the Investment team at Piton. Prior to joining Piton, Mr. Chan worked at HSBC Private Bank as a Vice President and Senior Trader in the Investment Management Group. He joined HSBC in 2005, where he worked closely with the Fixed Income team to grow,...
Mr. Hughey serves as SVP on the Investment team at Piton. Prior to joining Piton, Mr. Hughey worked in the Investment Management Group at HSBC Private Bank where he oversaw portfolio administration, implementation and client service for high net worth clients and co-managed the multi asset class strategy offering on...