Scott Conners, CFA
Managing Partner, Sponsor Products
Scott joined Cresset Partners, a private investment affiliate of Cresset Wealth Advisors, in 2017 and leads the Sponsor Products Group. He is responsible for product development, fundraising, transaction origination, due diligence, structuring, and closing. Since 1993, he has sourced or been directly involved with the investment of nearly $7 billion. Prior to joining Cresset, Scott spent 22 years at Landmark Partners, the oldest and one of the leading private equity and real estate secondary purchasers. He joined Landmark in 1993 in the very early days of the private equity secondary market’s development. Scott participated in the market’s growth from less than $500 million per year in transaction volume to over $40 billion a year. He specialized in developing unique transactions structures and was an early-mover in asset lift-outs and fund restructurings. He retired in 2015 as a Partner with responsibility for co-managing Landmark’s private equity secondary activities, with over $11 billion in committed capital. Scott is the recently retired Board Chair of Hartford Youth Scholars, a non-profit focused on educational enhancement and access for the underserved youth of Hartford, CT. He also serves on the Board of Visitors of the University of Maine at Farmington. Scott received his B.A. in Business Economics from the University of Maine at Farmington and his M.B.A. from The Pennsylvania State University. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 1996 and is a member of the Hartford Society of Financial Analysts.