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Our Team is the Key to Our Success

We are a client-focused, results-oriented group who never cease to keep learning and innovating in a constantly changing industry.

We are collectively responsible for continuing to push forward the high quality investment solutions we provide to Paritas clients.

Our team is our strength.



Douglas J. Hedley

Portfolio Manager

About Doug

Doug has 34 years of experience in the financial industry, working through multiple market environments. He brings an invaluable perspective on how to successfully construct and manage portfolios.

He is a firm believer that an investment management process must be disciplined and repeatable. He established these characteristics as two of the firm’s key philosophical principles.

Doug is a critical thinker whose passion is researching and analyzing data to spot opportunities that others would often overlook. Over the course of his career, he has built proprietary technical models for trading equity index futures, energy, and currency markets. These combined skills have led to his success as an asset allocator and give him the ability to manage investment portfolios without subjectivity or emotion.

Prior to Paritas, Doug was responsible for client portfolios totaling more than $1.3 billion in assets for a boutique wealth management firm, Fieldpoint Private. Earlier in his career, Doug worked for leading wealth advisory firms such as E.F. Hutton, UBS, Smith Barney, and Citigroup.

Doug is a 1983 graduate of Arizona State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. He lives in New Canaan, Connecticut with his wife and two sons.



Eric P. Gies CEO

About Eric

Eric brings 23 years of high-net-worth financial services leadership experience, Eric leads the firm’s client directed investment platform. Prior to joining Paritas, Eric was the national head of the Waypoint Real Estate Investments high-net-worth capital markets team. Previously, Eric was the Northeast Region Head for Bessemer Trust, National Head of Wealth Management for Neuberger Berman and held several leadership roles with Bernstein Global Wealth Management. He began his career as a Naval Flight Officer in the U.S. Navy flying F-14A Tomcats. He holds a B.S. with honors in Engineering from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from Jacksonville University.
In his spare time, Eric loves every minute he is on the golf course and spending time with his wife and their four children.