Michael Boensch, CFA, CAIA

Principal, Managing Director of Investment Manager Research

Mike is responsible for the leadership of the F.L.Putnam’s investment manager research effort within Atrato Consulting across all investment strategies. Prior to joining FLP, Mike was a partner and the Director of Research at Atrato Advisors LLC.

Mike has over 15 years of investment research experience covering private and public markets strategies, including hedge funds, private credit, private equity, and real estate. Prior to joining Atrato, Mike was a senior analyst at Gleacher Fund Advisors LLC, where he performed qualitative and quantitative analysis on the entire spectrum of hedge fund strategies, sectors, and geographies. Previously, Mike was an analyst with CSM Capital Management, a multi-family office that invested across traditional and alternative asset classes.

Mike graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in both Economics and German from Vanderbilt University (2005). He is a CFA charterholder, and a CAIA Designee (2008). Mike is fluent in German.

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BA Economics & German (cum laude), Vanderbilt University 


CFA Institute
CFA Society Los Angeles
CAIA Association


Investment Policy
Investment Consulting Sub-Committee (Co-Chair)
Investment Advisory Sub-Committee