Monica O’Neill is an international investment executive with over 30 years’ experience in fundraising, global marketing, and investor relations. She has a proven track record of working at top executive levels within leading global institutions and Fortune 500 companies. She has been a strategic advisor to emerging and mid-size managers expanding their client base and investment products, improving marketing and compliance, building international profiles for clients ranging from under $1 million to over $10 Billion in AUM.
Monica was a founding partner of the award-winning and industry-leading private equity real estate investment firm Tristan Capital Partners, London, UK, which manages over €9 Billion (AUM) for US and EMEA clients. In 2010, she launched Tristan’s brand by capitalizing on her strong business engagement with over 100 global institutional clients and the international media. Monica was a managing member of the team of partners that led the growth of the firm from six to 100 employees in just six years.
Previously, at AEW Monica led all business development efforts and served on the Global Business Policy Group, European Management Committee, and Executive Business Officers Committee. She was also an active member of the compliance, risk management, and leadership groups of AEW. She led a team of 270 AEW Europe staff in eight offices across Europe.
Monica is involved in a number of industry organizations and serves on the advisory board of the National Museum of Women in the Arts in D.C. and as the International Chair for ReachAnother International, aiding children in Ethiopia.
Monica is a graduate of Boston University and has held FINRA/SEC licenses 6, 7, 63, and 65 and qualified for UK FSA Approved Person and Control Function 11 in the UK.