Fred T. Busk, III – Managing Partner

Following a successful career in the banking and asset management industry, Fred co-founded Netherby Advisors in 2007 to improve the competitive position of smaller market participants by better utilizing outsourcing and operational platforms.

Fred has proven expertise in developing and executing high growth strategies having spent twelve years with the Bank of Bermuda Group in progressive levels of operational authority including:

  • President, CEO and Chairman of the Group’s New York-domiciled trust bank
  • Group Head of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development at the time of the bank’s acquisition by HSBC in 2004

After stepping down from HSBC in 2005, Fred joined W.P. Stewart & Company as Managing Director and Chief Marketing Officer.

Fred graduated from Colgate University in 1989.  Fred lives with his family in Westport, CT.

Thomas G. Hoffman, CFA – Chief Investment Officer

Tom chairs Netherby’s Investment Committee focusing on investment research, strategy, risk management and portfolio construction.

Tom has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently serving as a Managing Director of Samoset Capital Group LLC, and Chief Investment Officer of Samoset Wealth Management where he was responsible for all aspects of the organization’s investment process and programs.

Prior to joining Samoset in 2007, Tom was the Chief Investment Officer of Managers Investment Group where he was instrumental in growing the firm’s products and services from under $1 Billion to over $8 Billion in assets under management.

Tom has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Investors Business Daily and a number of other financial publications, and has presented at various financial industry conferences.  Tom currently serves on the Investment Committee for Visiting Nurse and Hospice of Fairfield County.

Tom is a graduate of Lehigh University and the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.  Additionally, Tom has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of CFAI and the New York Society of Security Analysts.

Tom is an avid tele skier and resides with his family in Weston, CT.

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