The Ashforth Company, a diversified commercial real estate company headquartered in Stamford, CT, announced the promotion of Sandra Funk to Senior Vice President, Diversified Investments. She is responsible for overseeing Ashforth’s diversified portfolio, with a focus on non-real estate investments including fixed income, equities, hedge funds and private equity assets.
“We are proud of Sandra, her accomplishments and her long-term commitment to Ashforth. His extensive investment experience has provided Ashforth with a high-performing diversified portfolio that has helped strengthen our 126-year-old commercial real estate business,” said Ryan Harvey, Co-CEO of The Ashforth Company.
Ms. Funk also sits on Ashforth’s investment committee and works closely with Ashforth’s external advisors to seek out new opportunities, perform due diligence and monitor existing investments.
Ms. Funk first joined Ashforth in 1993 in the investment department, where she helped determine the company’s early non-property investments. In 1994, after The Ashforth Company acquired a controlling interest in Barrett Associates, Inc., Ms. Funk joined Barrett Associates. Barrett Associates, now known as Barrett Asset Management, LLC, is a high net worth investment advisory firm in New York. In 2004, she joined Ashforth in the Diversified Investments department.
Ms. Funk earned her bachelor’s degree in finance from Providence College. She is a member of Impact Fairfield County and resides in Fairfield, CT.
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