Robert Hurley is the Chief Financial Officer of GEF Capital Partners.  He is based in Washington, D.C., and joined GEF Capital Partners in 2019. Mr. Hurley is responsible for various tax, financial, organizational and regulatory matters, and also oversees certain key vendors.

Prior to joining GEF Capital Partners in 2019, Mr. Hurley was the Chief Financial Officer of EJF Capital, an employee-owned alternative asset manager with approximately $10 billion of assets under management.  At EJF Capital, Mr. Hurley was a partner, executive and valuation committee member.  He organized and structured the company from start up to $10 billion ($7 billion of hedge and PE funds and approximately $3 billion of securitized assets) and played a key role in taking a company public on the Luxembourg exchange. He also oversaw the financial, regulatory and tax reporting at EJF.  Prior to joining EJF Capital in 2005, Mr. Hurley was the Chief Financial Officer at a division of Citigroup which managed over $40 billion in assets.  At Citigroup, Mr. Hurley oversaw the financial reporting and operations of 2,200 branches in North America. He drove key M&A and business integrations for the company as well, including the $4 billion purchase of Washington Mutual Finance Corporation and Integrated Associates Financial Corporation.

Mr. Hurley received a B.S. in Accounting from the University of Dayton, and an MBA in Finance from DePaul University.