“Returning from the ocean hazards to the protection of a sheltered bay”  Shinnecock Inlet, Long Island, NY


Shinnecock Partners is a family office investment boutique, founded in 1988, specializing in alternative investments and fund of funds portfolios.  The firm’s principals have worked together for over 25 years.


Shinnecock combines deep domain knowledge, in-depth analysis and proprietary quantitative tools along with rigorous due diligence to produce the best risk-adjusted performance for our clients.


Shinnecock is supported by a talented staff and “blue chip” service providers:

Deloitte & Touche (audit and tax)

SS&C GlobeOp (fund administration)

Augentius (US) Inc. (fund administration)

Our Team

Articles & Research


“The Uberization of Finance: Investing in Non-Bank Banks (A Model Portfolio)”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish and Christian Williams
February 13, 2018
“Private Credit Summit: Are Deposit Taking Banks Amazoned?”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish and Christian Williams
May 24, 2017
“Private Credit Summit: Constructing a Portfolio of Private Credit Managers”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish and Christian Williams
May 24, 2017
“Investment Opportunities in Film Finance”
– Allison Chow, Joel Parrish, Alan Snyder, Christian Williams
September 1, 2016

“Truth Hurts”
– Alan Snyder
July 21, 2017

“An Artichoke Moment”
– Alan Snyder
January 19, 2017

“Fish Tacos and Alternative Lending”
– Alan Snyder
October 6, 2016

“We Are Not Retreating, We Are Advancing in a Different Direction”
– Alan Snyder
September 29, 2016

– Alan Snyder
September 14, 2016

“Good Things Come in Small Packages”
– Alan Snyder
August 19, 2016

“Only Loss Teaches Us the Value of Things”
– Alan Snyder
July 12, 2016

“Poof! Alternative Lending is Gone”
– Alan Snyder
June 22, 2016

“Life Settlements: Impact Investing with House Odds or Trafficking in Tragedy?”
– Alan Snyder
June 10, 2016

“Zebra Commentary”
– Alan Snyder
May 13, 2016

“Goldilocks, The Three Bears and Our Search for Yield”
– Alan Snyder
May 5, 2016

“We Owe You a Major Apology”
– Alan Snyder
April 29, 2016

“Get Sexy with Alternative Lending”
– Alan Snyder
April 7, 2016

“Should Investors Assume the Fetal Position by Going to Cash?”
– Alan Snyder
March 29, 2016

“Traditional Banks Join the Alt-Lending Fray”
– Alan Snyder
February 3, 2016

“Moody’s Analyzes Marketplace Lending”
– Alan Snyder
January 14, 2016

“Alternative Lending Risk Analysis”
– Alan Snyder
December 30, 2015

“Yield Scorecard”
– Alan Snyder
December 17, 2015


“Manager Due Diligence Questions and Information Requests to Consider”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish, Christian Williams
“Due Diligence Data Requests”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish, Christian Williams
“Guide to On-Site Due Diligence”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish, Christian Williams
“Investment Sourcing in Alternatives”
– Christian Williams, Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish
“Document Stew”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish, Christian Williams
“Quantitative Hedge Fund Analysis and the Infinite Monkey Theorem”
– Joel Parrish, Alan Snyder, Christian Williams

“Are You That Financial Doubting Thomas?”
– Alan Snyder
December 20, 2017

“What’s Your Edge?”
– Alan Snyder
August 23, 2017

“$7,000,000,000,000 in Hedge Funds and Alternatives”
– Alan Snyder
July 6, 2017

“Curiosity Killed the Cat – Addressable Market for Hedge Fund and Alternative Information”
– Alan Snyder
June 21, 2017

“Lighter Fare but Possible Homework (ha)”
– Alan Snyder
May 10, 2017

“Reluctance to Withdraw from an Investment Manager Versus Damn the Torpedoes, Full Speed Ahead”
– Alan Snyder
April 5, 2017

“Bright Shiny Objects, All That Glitters Isn’t Gold, and Lessons Learned from Richard Cory”
– Alan Snyder
March 8, 2017

“Building a Portfolio, Due Diligence and Les Trois Mousquetaires”
– Alan Snyder
December 29, 2016

“Ten Reasons Not to Phone it In and One to Smile”
– Alan Snyder
December 14, 2016

“Ham and Eggs: Due Diligence Data Scavenging and the Requisite Knowledge”
– Alan Snyder
November 16, 2016

“Mirror, Mirror on the Wall”
– Alan Snyder
November 1, 2016

“An Investor’s Guide to the Risk Versus Return Conundrum”
– Alan Snyder, Joel Parrish, Tuling Lam and Yunfei Zou
August 28, 2013

“Investing in Commodities and Futures – Can a Commodities Index Compete with Actively Managed Accounts?”
– Alan Snyder
Investment Advisor, January 1, 2011

“Behavioral Economics and Your Portfolio”
– Alan Snyder
Investment News, September 27, 2010

“Investing in Managed Futures”
– Alan Snyder
The Wall Street Transcript, June 28, 2010

“Investing in Commodities and Futures without Losing Your Pants or Skirt”
– Alan Snyder
October 11, 2010

“Investment Answers from the Gnomes of Zurich”
– Alan Snyder
Healthcare Professionals Homepage, March 3, 2010


The Alternative Shark Tank Winner April 2017


Shinnecock Partners L.P.
10990 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 1150
Los Angeles, CA  90024

Phone: 424-248-1800
Fax: 424-248-1829



Exit Wilshire Boulevard East from 405 Freeway. Continue 1/2 mile to Veteran Avenue. Building is on Southeast corner (enter parking garage from Veteran).

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