Todd N. Kanter

Todd N. Kanter is a 40 year veteran of the financial services industry. Mr. Kanter joined Silvercrest as a Managing Director as a result of the Marathon Capital Group’s merger with Silvercrest Asset Management in October of 2008.  He serves on the firm’s Management Committee and as Portfolio Manager and/or Trustee for and with equity and fixed income portfolios for high net worth individuals, foundations, public corporations and bank trust departments.  He co-founded Marathon Capital Group in April of 2000 and served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the firm’s equity and fixed-income portfolios.

Prior to starting Marathon, Todd was a Principal of Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, where he ran the Boston office and served as Managing Director responsible for assisting in co-managing the firms high net worth group. He began his career at Merrill Lynch in 1979 and left in 1983 as a top revenue producing vice president to join DLJ.

Mr. Kanter served on the Board of Directors of Nutmeg Industries; a publicly traded company which was acquired by VF Corporation (VFC-NYSE) in 1994 and Applied Management Systems, a private company in the healthcare industry.  He currently is a member of the Board of Advisors of CKM Investments, a private equity firm.

Mr. Kanter served on the board of the number of public, private, and non-profit organizations including: Boston Children’s Hospital and as an Overseer, The Tower School, an independent school in Marblehead, where he served for many years as Chairman of the Board of Trustees,, where he has served as both Board Chair and currently as a member of the Board.

Todd serves as an advisor and mentor to the Tufts Financial Group;  a large membership of Tufts University undergraduates who manage a fund for the University Endowment originated by him.

Todd received a BA (summa cum laude) and MA from Tufts University.  He also was an awardee of a Chancellors Fellowship from UCLA Graduate School.