PMI is a trusted community of thought leaders collaborating to optimize investment objectives.

Private Markets Insider (PMI) is about COMMUNITY, CONTENT & CONVERSATION

  • Community of valued investors and business owners committed to building valuable relationships;
  • Content targeting current issues requiring peer-to-peer consideration, including changing conditions in private markets, top-quartile investments in top-quartile funds, and impacts on society as a whole;
  • Conversation among relevant investors, fund managers, companies, and other key Insiders exploring solutions.

Past engagements have produced investments in the billions and significant philanthropic commitments.

Private Market Insider Summit

Insider Advisory Committee:

Insider Maury Bradsher

Maury Bradsher

Founder & CEO – District Equity (firm serving the defense, healthcare and cyber-security industries)

25 years of private equity and operating company experience

Founder of Azimuth Business Solutions (systems engineering and software development firm)

(Washington, DC, USA)

Insider Tanya Carmichael

Tanya Carmichael, ICD.D

Private Equity Investor

Strategic Advisor – ESG Tree

Founder and Advisor – Roxborough Advisory

Former MD & Head of Global Funds – Ontario Teachers’

Insider Dennis Duerst

Dennis Duerst

Former President – 3M Investment Management Corporation ($40 Billion AUM retirement plan manager for 3M Company; NYSE – MMM)

Former Member of Investment Advisory Council – Minnesota State Board of Investment

Founding Board Member – Committee on the Investment of Employee Benefit Assets (CIEBA)

(St. Paul, MN, USA)

Insider Peter Freire

Peter Freire

Former CEO – Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

Former Managing Director and Executive Committee Member – World Economic Forum (WEF)

(Washington, DC, USA)

Insider Susan Kilsby

Susan Kilsby

Director – Diageo, Unilever, BHP, Fortune Brands Home and Security

Former Chairman – Shire plc

Former Senior Advisor – Credit Suisse

(Sarasota, FL, USA)

Insider James McIntire

James McIntire

Former Treasurer & Chairman – Washington State Investment Board

Former President – National Association of State Treasurers

(Seattle, WA, USA)

Insider Peter Freire

Peter Freire

Former CEO – Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

Former Managing Director and Executive Committee Member – World Economic Forum (WEF)

(Washington, DC, USA)

Insider Tom Tull

Tom Tull

Former Chief Investment Officer – Employees Retirement System of Texas ($35 bn AUM)

Former Founding Partner – Gulfstream Global Investors (sold to WestLB in 2001)

Former council member – Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

U.S. Army Veteran who served in Korea and Vietnam

(Dallas, TX, USA)

Brett Hickey, Founder & Managing Partner at Star Mountain Capital

Brett Hickey

Founder & CEO – Star Mountain Capital

Investment Banking Analyst – Citigroup / Salomon Smith Barney

Global Board of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs and YPO member

(New York, NY, USA)

Ilya Gertsberg of Apolis S.A.M.

Ilya Gertsberg

Chief Investment Officer — Apolis S.A.M.

Advisor, Sovereign Wealth Fund

Director, Millennium Group AG

(Monte Carlo, Monaco)

PMI Leadership:

Kevin McCaffrey of Private Markets Insider

Kevin McCaffrey

Founder & Managing Member – Private Markets Insider™

Former Director – Thomson Reuters, Buyouts Insider (built PartnerConnect, Insider Networking, related events/media brands)

Co-Founder & Director – Savor Your Senses

(New York, NY, USA)

PMI History

Private Markets Insider™ programming evolved out of PartnerConnect and related events built for Thomson Reuters in 2011. We have featured the world’s most recognized institutional investors along with influential family offices and other allocators operating under the radar as they play an increasingly important role in the ecosystem. Investors and managers in Private Equity, Private Credit, and related asset classes continue to engage in pre-screened meetings, topical investment discussions, and enlightening conversations around cultural and philanthropic elements.