Philip Godfrey

Director of Private Markets

Philip serves as Director of Private Markets at HighGround Advisors and manages all aspects of HighGround’s private investment portfolio. With 30 years of investment management experience, his background includes portfolio management across multiple equity strategies and two decades of experience in private equity, hedge funds and real estate.  

Prior to joining HighGround in 2022, Philip served as Senior Advisor at New State Capital Partners. Before that, he was Partner/Investment Committee Member at Bay Hills Capital Management, where he specialized in providing growth/buyout capital and partnering with next generation private equity managers, and Partner/Director at Pathway Capital Management, where he constructed multi-strategy, multi-manager private equity portfolios for large institutional investors. Prior to Pathway Capital, Philip was Vice President of The Blackstone Group and senior officer of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management. 

Philip holds a BA in economics from the University of Hawaii and an MBA in finance from The Fuqua School at Duke University.

Asset Management

Helge Rokenes, CFA, CAIA
Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Kellie Morrison, CFA
Senior Director of Client Investment Solutions
Carol A. Kilman
Senior Director of Investment Analysis and Due Diligence
Philip Godfrey
Director of Private Markets
Steven Thieme, CFA, CAIA
Director of Public Markets
Peter Case, CFA, CIPM, CAIA
Director of Fixed Income and Performance Reporting
Michael Duncan
Investment Analyst
Will Francis, CPL
Minerals Management Manager
Mark Carey
Real Estate Manager