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Robert Stein

Mr. Robert Stein began his career as a project analyst for the Federal Reserve under former Chairman Paul Volcker and later went on to hold senior trading or portfolio management positions with large money-center Wall Street banks. Returning to Chicago in 1994, he formed Astor Financial, Inc., the parent company of Astor Asset Management LLC…

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John Eckstein

Mr. Eckstein joined Astor in 2011 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As Vice Chairman of the firm’s investment committee, he is responsible for international global macro strategies. In 1995, Mr. Eckstein founded Cornerstone Quantitative Investment Group, a global macro hedge fund with peak assets of $600 million. Prior to Cornerstone, Mr. Eckstein was a…

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Bryan Novak

Mr. Bryan Novak joined Astor in 2002 and currently serves as Senior Managing Director. Mr. Novak has been involved in the research and development of the trading and investment strategies at the firm. He was instrumental in the launch of the firm’s mutual fund family in 2009 and has served as part of the portfolio…

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Deepika Sharma

Ms. Deepika Sharma joined Astor in 2012 and serves as the Managing Director of Investment Research. As a member of the firm’s Investment Committee, she assists with the management of Astor’s multi-asset strategies while holding responsibility for the research and development of current and forthcoming strategies. Ms. Sharma is a CFA charterholder and was recognized…

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Brian Durbin

Mr. Brian Durbin joined Astor in 2011 and currently serves as the Managing Director of Operations. Mr. Durbin has been involved in many aspects of Astor’s business. Mr. Durbin uses his broad knowledge to manage the technology and portfolio administration functions of the firm. As a member of the Investment Committee, Mr. Durbin assists the…

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