Roy Niederhoffer graduated magna cum laude from Harvard in 1987 with a degree in Computational Neuroscience. After working for another hedge fund for 5 years, he founded R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management, Inc. (“RGNCM”), in 1993. Since then, RGNCM has employed a quantitative, behavioral finance-based strategy to trade equities, fixed income, foreign exchange and commodities to provide returns that are both valuable on a stand-alone basis and also provide significant downside protection to clients’ portfolios. Roy leads the Management Committee and brings nearly 30 years of experience in the hedge fund industry.
Mr. Niederhoffer also serves as Chairman of the Board for the New York City Opera and the Harmony Program. He is an accomplished classical and jazz pianist, plays violin with the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, and is an avid skier. He, his wife and his five children reside in New York City.