frederick hammer, advisory partner
Frederick S. Hammer is an Advisory Partner of IA Capital Group, which he joined in 1994. He also served as Co-Chairman of Guggenheim Securities LLC, IA Capital’s former broker-dealer operation, until 2003. From 2007-2009, Mr. Hammer was also a Director of special purpose acquisition company Inter-Atlantic Financial, Inc. Mr. Hammer formerly served as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mutual of America Capital Management Corporation. Previously, Mr. Hammer served as President of SEI Asset Management Group where he originated the multi-manager investment operations at the company. Mr. Hammer also served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Meritor Financial Group; Executive Vice President of The Chase Manhattan Bank, where he was responsible for the bank’s global consumer activities including the retail branch network, credit card, consumer lending and deposit businesses; Executive Vice President of Associates Corp. of North America; and Vice President of Bankers Trust Co. Mr. Hammer is a Director of Homeowners of America Holding Corporation, CBRE Clarion Realty Funds and is a former Director of several public and private companies, including VISA USA and VISA International. Mr. Hammer holds an A.B. degree in Mathematics, magna cum laude, from Colgate University and received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from Carnegie-Mellon University. He has taught Finance and Banking at The Wharton School, The University of Indiana, and New York University’s Graduate School of Business Administration.