Surveyor Capital



Established in 2008, Surveyor Capital is a global, multi-manager equities strategy and is one of Citadel’s three fundamental equities businesses. At the core of the Surveyor investment process, sector-aligned investment teams focus on understanding each company’s strategy, management team, drivers of performance, and cyclical and secular industry trends over the medium and long term.

Within Surveyor, our Primary Strategies team invests globally in companies raising capital via initial public and follow-on equity offerings.

Approach to Investing

Surveyor’s independent sector-aligned portfolio teams take a diligent, bottom-up investment approach. Detailed fundamental research and financial analysis are coupled with rigorous portfolio construction on Citadel’s leading edge risk management platform.

Talent at the Center

Surveyor takes a platform approach to talent, offering the industry’s top performers an infrastructure that empowers them to reach their full potential. Using the firm’s risk management resources, proprietary trading tools, dedicated R&D and technology teams, portfolio managers are able to capitalize on their experience, ideas, and insights.


Todd Barker
Head of Surveyor Capital

Todd Barker is Head of Surveyor Capital at Citadel and is a member of Citadel’s Portfolio Committee. Mr. Barker first joined Citadel in 2004 as a member of the Event Driven team and was then appointed Head of Global Equities Primary Strategies in 2005, Portfolio Manager in 2009 and Regional Co-Head of Global Equities San Francisco in 2012. Prior to joining Citadel, Mr. Barker served as a Financial Analyst for the Investment Banking and Equity Capital Markets divisions of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He serves as an advisory board member for the Mgrublian Center for Human Rights at Claremont McKenna College and received a bachelor’s degree from Claremont McKenna College.

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  • Boston
  • Dallas
  • Greenwich
  • Houston
  • New York
  • Chicago
  • San Francisco
  • London