Steve Kansky is a Managing Director in the Legal & Regulatory Compliance Group. Prior to joining Blue River, Mr. Kansky served as a Senior Compliance Consultant specializing in investment adviser regulatory compliance matters with an emphasis on private funds. His responsibilities included: conducting forensic testing and internal control reviews, advertising and marketing reviews, personal trading compliance reviews and preparing written reports of compliance recommendations. Mr. Kansky also performed mock audits designed to prepare clients for regulatory examinations, developed compliance policies and procedures, provided risk assessment services and assisted firms with SEC Rule 206(4)-7 annual reviews.
Previously, Mr. Kansky was a Senior Compliance Officer at Point72 Asset Management, L.P., a multi-billion-dollar firm where he had primary responsibility for providing ongoing compliance support and guidance. There he managed a team responsible for conducting post-trade reviews and e-communication surveillance by leveraging sophisticated technology applications. Mr. Kansky also managed a variety of special projects involving systems implementations. He was also previously the Chief Compliance Officer of Tribeca Global Management LLC (a multi-strategy hedge fund manager owned by Citigroup Inc.) and was responsible for compliance and regulatory issues, including the development, implementation and assessment of the firm’s compliance program. Earlier in his career, Mr. Kansky held senior compliance positions at Citigroup Inc., UBS Warburg LLC and PaineWebber Inc.
Mr. Kansky holds a B.A. degree from Stockton University.