Lee Partridge, CFA

Lee Partridge

Chief Investment Officer
& Managing Director

Lee Partridge is the Chief Investment Officer of Salient Partners, a Houston based investment firm with over $17 billion in assets under management or advisement. Mr. Partridge spearheaded the development of Salient’s asset allocation funds, credit-related strategies and quantitatively managed funds. He also directly oversees the investment program for one of Salient’s largest institutional clients, a $9+ billion public pension plan, for which he was named Small Public Fund Manager of the Year by Institutional Investor in 2012.1

Previously, Mr. Partridge was the founder and CEO of Integrity Capital, LLC, which spanned traditional and alternative investment strategies, and the Deputy Chief Investment Officer of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas where he was responsible for global asset allocation, risk management, portfolio construction, external managers, hedge funds, derivative strategies, equity trading, futures trading and risk management.

Mr. Partridge holds an MBA degree from Rice University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Houston. He also holds both the CFA and CAIA designations.

Mr. Partridge is frequently quoted in investment publications and has appeared on CNBC, and other investment news programs.

1Institutional Investor’s 3rd Annual U.S. Investment Management Awards held May 14, 2012. Institutional Investor is published by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 250 share index. Institutional Investor award winners were chosen by the editorial staff of Institutional Investor magazine based on their market intelligence, performance data and additional information received from the industry following a public call for nominations. Winners were selected by the editors of the magazine based on the results of a survey of U.S. institutional investors.