Khary Cuffe is a member of the Alternative Investments team where he serves as Executive Director of Investor Relations at Manhattan West. Khary is responsible for the firm’s Investor Relations strategy, developing, and growing partnerships with prospective and current investors for the Alternative Investments portfolio. Representing Manhattan West in Alternative Investment communities, Khary has a particular focus on building strategic relationships with high-net-worth individuals, family offices, and institutions. With almost 20 years of experience, he brings a wide array of financial services knowledge within the venture capital, investment banking, private wealth, and financial technology markets. He is also the co-founder of Heritage Link Brands, a global wine enterprise and certified M/WBE.
Prior to joining Manhattan West, Khary worked at Equitable Financial Advisors, a global financial services firm as a Private Wealth Banker, SoLo Funds, a FinTech start-up company, where he ran the firm’s Investor Relations Group and served as Chief of Staff. Prior to SoLo Funds, Khary worked at Legacy Growth Partners, a family office headquartered in New York, where he co-managed the firm’s global marketing and communications. He began his career in marketing for financial services firms in Los Angeles and New York and honed his expertise at Procter & Gamble, serving in brand management on both the Pampers and Old Spice brands.
Khary received a Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Social Studies from Wesleyan University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School, and a Master of Public Administration degree from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Khary was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, is an avid basketball player, and resides in the View Park/Windsor Hills area of Los Angeles with his wife and three children. He is also a committed public servant working as a Commissioner on the Culver City Parks and Recreation Commission and a Board Member on the NYC Industrial Development Agency.