We’re excited to share that Michael Weaver has joined the firm as Chief Operating Officer of the Surveyor Capital equities group. Michael joins the team from BlackRock, where as the Global Head of Securities Lending and Finance, he had oversight of all equity and fixed income financing activities for the firm’s alternative platform and served as a member of the global operating committee. Over the span of his career, Michael has held a series of leadership roles at firms including R3 Capital Partners and Lehman Brothers. He holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA and a B.A. in Economics from Kenyon College.
The news follows significant growth of the Surveyor Capital investment team since January, which has added more than 30 investment professionals including portfolio managers, analysts, and associates. Surveyor is one of Citadel’s four equity long short strategy groups.