We are a fee-based Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) to institutional investors, such as retirement funds, endowments, foundations, and operating funds at both non-profit and for-profit enterprises.
Based in Cleveland and founded in 2019, we provide clients with investment scale by providing access to a global network of investment managers, asset classes and unique opportunities. We add value by sorting through complexities, leveraging opportunities, and identifying resources that ensure fiduciary needs are met, so you’re in the best position for the future demands.
Our counsel gains distinct synergies from our close alignment with our subadvisor Clearstead. Founded in 1989 and also headquartered in Cleveland, Clearstead is an independent investment advisory firm that is employee owned and managed. They advise approximately $20 billion in client assets, including over 125 institutional clients, representing approximately $16.5 billion. They complement our services with governance best practices, asset allocation studies, investment research, model portfolio solutions, customized portfolio solutions, and performance reporting.
Quentin began his career in public service, yet quickly gained experiences as an administrator, strategist and community leader while serving leadership roles in government, healthcare, banking, and non-profit sectors. He previously served as President and CEO for a distribution services company. His focus at Paradigm is business development and community relations.
Active civically, Quentin is the former Board Chair of Ohio Means Jobs Cleveland/Cuyahoga County; serves on the Executive Committee of Cleveland Development Advisors; and a member of both Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and 100 Black Men of Greater Cleveland. In addition, he has been recognized by Crain’s Cleveland Business 40 Under 40, Kaleidoscope 40 Under 40, and has served on the Board Nominating Panel for the Cleveland Metropolitan Schools and the Governor’s Judicial Advisory Committee.
He holds a MPA from Cleveland State University and BA in Political Science from Jackson State University.
Burner began his career in asset management at a well-established New York securities brokerage firm. He gained extensive experience in the public funds sector and years of success in the financial markets at KeyBank, McDonald Investments and EF Hutton. His specialties include: Asset Management/Allocation, Fund Management, Alternative Investment, Portfolio Diversification, Financial Consulting, Options Trading, Credit Spreads, Debt Structuring, Bond/Alternative Financing, Investment Education, and Public Speaking & Presenting.
A Registered Investment Advisor in the state of Ohio (Series 65), in addition to serving as a Financial Advisor and a Municipal Advisor, Burner has served as an on-air Financial Analyst for Fox 8 News and an Economic Outlook Panelist at The City Club of Cleveland.
He holds a BA in Econometrics from Columbia University.
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Paradigm Institutional Investments, LLC.
1301 East Ninth St., #2727
Cleveland, OH 44114