Richard G. Leibovitch

Managing Partner

Mr. Leibovitch is the co-founder of Arel Capital and is responsible for the firm's investment activities. He is an investment professional with 30 years of experience, managing risk and identifying investment opportunities across a wide array of asset classes. Mr. Leibovitch, through his holding companies, owns a significant residential portfolio, which he has acquired, renovated and upgraded over the past 20 years.

From 2003 to 2012, Mr. Leibovitch served as the Chief Investment Officer, a member of its Executive Committee and board member of Gottex Fund Management, a publicly-traded fund of hedge fund firm with over $7 billion in assets under management.

From 1998 to 2003, Mr. Leibovitch was the Global Head of Trading and Derivatives for Putnam Investments. He was a member of their Executive and Management Committees.
From 1985 to 1998, Mr. Leibovitch was a senior executive at JP Morgan, where he held a number of senior trading positions including Head of Derivatives Trading, Head of Mortgage-Backed Securities Trading and Co-Head of Equity Derivatives. Mr. Leibovitch received a B.A. (Hons.) from McGill University and an M.Phil from Cambridge University.