Bill Marr

Senior Managing Director, Head of Liquid Alternative Investments

Mr. Marr has been a portfolio manager of the State Street/Ramius Managed Futures Strategy Fund since inception. Before joining State Street Global Advisors, he co-founded Ramius Trading Strategies LLC, where he helped develop and launch the Fund. Prior to Ramius, Mr. Marr was a Managing Director and Head of Hedge Fund Research and Portfolio Construction at Merrill Lynch. He joined Merrill Lynch in 2006 as Head of Directional Trading hedge fund strategies responsible for the FuturesAccess platform. In 2007, Mr. Marr spearheaded the launch of Systematic Momentum FuturesAccess which became Merrill Lynch’s flagship multi-manager managed futures fund. Before joining Merrill Lynch, Mr. Marr was a Managing Director and Global Head of Alternative Investments for Julius Baer Investment Management, LLC, which he joined in July 2002 after serving as Senior Vice President and Head of FX Trading and Sales at Bank Julius Baer. Prior to joining Bank Julius Baer in 1998, Mr. Marr was Vice President of FX Hedge Fund Development at AIG International. From 1985 to 1997, Mr. Marr actively traded and managed FX cash, futures, forwards and derivatives for international trading firms including Bankers Trust and UBS. He received a Bachelor of Arts from Bowdoin College.