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Easterly provides strategic business advice, operational support and market distribution for our firm. Their leadership is an integral part of Orange and are included here.


CIO & Portfolio Manager

Jay serves as the Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager for Orange Investment Advisors and has over 34 years of industry experience. Prior to founding Orange Investment Advisors in 2017, Jay held several positions over 17 years at Semper Capital LP. He joined Semper in 1999 as the Head of Mortgages, and served as the firm’s Chief Investment Officer from 2010 until his departure in 2016, as well as Lead Portfolio Manager of the Semper MBS Total Return Fund from its inception through until his departure in 2016. Prior to Semper, Jay spent 12 years at Atlantic Portfolio Analytics and Management. His experience included managing mortgage pass-throughs and mortgage derivatives, in long only and leveraged portfolios. Prior to managing portfolios, he spent four years developing analytical and operational systems, including one of the early CMO cash flow models. He began his career as an electrical engineer at Harris Corp. where he earned a patent for a digital radar design.

B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.B.A., Florida Institute of Technology


Portfolio Manager

Boris serves as a Portfolio Manager for Orange Investment Advisors and has over 22 years of industry experience. Prior to joining Orange Investment Advisors, he held several positions at Semper Capital LP, working in research and development, structured credit trading, and most recently as a Senior Portfolio Manager/Trader of structured products. He also worked as a Risk Manager at Bayview Financial Trading Group and began his career in 1999 as a Risk Analyst/Junior Portfolio Manager at HSBC Securities and at Lazard Asset Management.

B.A., Columbia University


Managing Principal & Founder

Darrell is the Founder and Managing Principal at Easterly, which he founded in 2009. Darrell serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Easterly Government Properties, Inc., a NYSE listed company. Prior to founding Easterly, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc., a publicly traded asset management holding company which grew through acquisition. Darrell currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, a global organization supporting general aviation; as a Trustee Emeritus of Bates College; and as a member of the Board of Governors of the Westminster Kennel Club. 

B.A., Bates College
M.B.A., Columbia University


Managing Director

Michael is the Managing Director at Easterly, responsible for all aspects of distribution and overseeing new affiliate partnerships. Prior to Easterly, Mike served as the Head of Distribution for Kennedy Wilson, a global real estate investment company. He was responsible for all sales and marketing activity and sat on the KW Investment Committee. Previously, Mike was a Principal at Blackstone, where he was part of a multi-asset sales team responsible for marketing its real estate, private equity, private debt, and hedge fund strategies. He also worked for Eaton Vance and began his investment career with Lord, Abbett & Co. 

B.A., University of Buffalo
M.S., University of Buffalo
M.B.A., University of Rochester


Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Sahota is the Chief Operating Officer at Easterly, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operational functions across the firm. Prior to joining Easterly, Ms. Sahota was a Management Consultant at The Poirier Group (TPG), an award-winning boutique firm focused on strategy execution, with a specialty in process improvement, cost optimization and operational efficiency. During her tenure at TPG she worked closely with various executive teams. Previously, Ms. Sahota worked for Sun Life Financial supporting various functions from Strategy and Corporate Development, Corporate Finance, and Investment  Consulting. Ms.Sahota is a CFA charterholder and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society Toronto. 

B.A., Carleton University


Chief Technology Officer

Ben is the Chief Technology Officer at Easterly, responsible for information technology integration and implementation across the firm. Prior to joining Easterly, Ben was the Solutions Engineer at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, where he was responsible for management and oversight of all computer systems support.

B.A., Northeastern University