Brian Mooney

Brian Mooney, CFA

Brian Mooney, CFA

Managing Director

Brian joined Portfolio Advisors in 2021 and is Co-Head of the firm’s GP-led Secondaries business. Prior to joining the firm, he was a Managing Director in Greenhill’s Capital Advisory Group and global head of GP-led secondary advisory. He has advised on approximately $40 billion of secondary transactions across North American, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to Greenhill, Brian co-founded Cogent Partners in 2002, where he was a Managing Director and member of the General Partner until that firm’s sale to Greenhill in 2015. At Cogent, Brian was responsible for leading the day-to-day management of the firm, sourcing and executing large GP-led and LP secondary transactions and running the firm’s portfolio research business. Prior to founding Cogent, Brian was responsible for sourcing and executing secondary, primary, direct and co-investments at a firm that is now part of the Neuberger Berman alternative investments platform.

B.B.A. from University of Texas
M.B.A. from Columbia University and London Business School
Chartered Financial Analyst