Born in New York, New York and raised in Morristown, NJ Kristina began her career as a financial journalist, writing for Institutional Investor. She was managing editor of Private Asset Management and later founded Alternative Investment News –two of the company’s most successful publications. While writing was exciting, she felt actually being in the industry would be more fulfilling, Kristina went to work for UBS in its Hedge Fund Services division. There, she was instrumental in connecting the firm’s hedge fund clients with the investor community. She was responsible for maintaining relationships with family offices, foundations, endowments as well as fund of funds.
After working in a large bank, she decided to focus on just one hedge fund and landed at Owl Creek Asset Management. She was their director of marketing and investor relations and helped to raise over $500 million in investor assets. After leaving Owl Creek in 2006, she started a boutique hedge fund consulting company that she ran until 2011.
In 2015 she obtained her real estate license and was with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services of New Jersey. She joined Suzanne Kiall & Associates in February of 2018 to focus on commercial real estate to go back to her business roots while leveraging her expertise in real estate and in business. Kristina is currently a board member of Kellogg Club of Morristown.
Kristina graduated from Hofstra University in 1998. She is a mom to two children – a 12-year daughter and an 8-year old son. She resides in Morristown with her husband, children and two dogs.