Trisha A. Miller
Executive Managing Director
Ms. Miller is an Executive Managing Director of Stanger. Ms. Miller has over thirty years of experience in the distribution of alternative investments and mutual funds. She was previously the CEO of Starwood Capital, LLC, where she launched the retail fundraising initiative for Starwood Capital Group, a $60 billion private equity firm with a primary focus on global real estate. In addition, Ms. Miller was CEO, Head of Distribution and National Sales Manager at Carey Financial, LLC, W. P. Carey’s broker-dealer, where she led the capital raising function for real estate and credit funds for nine years. Previously Ms. Miller was a sales manager with Rydex Funds (now owned by Guggenheim Partners), one of the earliest to launch alternative investment strategies in a mutual fund format. She was also with Columbia Funds and Putnam funds earlier in her career.
Ms. Miller is currently the Chair of the Institute for Portfolio Alternatives (IPA) which provides national leadership for the Portfolio Diversifying Investment industry through advocacy and education. Ms. Miller earned her B.A. from Chatham College in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and her MBA in Finance and Marketing from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a Certified Financial Planner® and a registered General Securities Principal.