Nick Leeper, CFA


Nick joined RJA in 2012 and brings eleven years of focused experience trading equity index options. As a Principal at RJA, he concentrates on portfolio construction and execution of trading strategies for large institutions. He has structured and managed over 85 equity index option portfolios, designed to manage risk and enhance long-term returns.

Nick has also led RJA teams in the development and implementation of several successful put writing strategies on both domestic and international indices with the goal of harvesting volatility risk premium. He served as the lead architect of the PutWrite Select algorithm, working closely with former principal Stephen Ross on design and analysis. Nick is the Portfolio Manager for the RJA PutWrite Select Fund.

Prior to joining RJA, Nick worked for DRW Trading Group in their U.S. Equities Index Group as a trader of S&P 500 derivatives. Nick received a B.S. in Management Science with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a CFA Charterholder.

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