Michael Cook is the Chief Portfolio Manager of the HIT with over 18 years of experience managing, trading and structuring investments for the HIT portfolio. Mr. Cook oversees and manages the day-to-day operations of the HIT portfolio including: strategy execution, security selection, portfolio risk systems and management, economic and market fundamental and technical analysis, relative value and analytic platform development, and asset surveillance. Mr. Cook serves as the head of pricing and trading for primary and secondary multifamily investments. Prior to being named Chief Portfolio Manager, Mr. Cook served as Senior Portfolio Manager and Co-Chief Portfolio Manager to the HIT. Mr. Cook serves on both the Portfolio Management Committee and Investment Committee.
Mr. Cook holds the CFA Institute’s Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Certified Financial Risk Manager (“FRM”). The FRM designation is the most widely respected and globally recognized certification for financial risk management. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration degree in both Economics and Finance.