Tim Stracka


Tim has been in institutional equity sales and client service since 1986. He has worked with some of the largest domestic and international mutual funds, pension funds and hedge funds during his career on Wall Street. Also during his career, Tim has built extensive relationships with consultants and plan sponsors while working with asset management companies. Tim brings a wealth of knowledge to the asset management business given his experience working with numerous asset managers, whose investment strategies and structures varied considerably.  A Founding Principal of 1492 Capital Management, Tim will head up the institutional marketing effort of the firm.

Tim began his institutional career at Robert W. Baird in 1986 in Milwaukee where he worked in the Sales and Trading division. In 1993, he joined Morgan Stanley’s Institutional Sales Division in Chicago where he was promoted to Principal and managed the Chicago Institutional Sales Team in 2003. In 2004, he joined Susquehanna International Group, a privately held company, to lead the development of their institutional sales efforts, overlaying their expertise in the derivative marketplace.  In 2008, Tim co-founded 1492 Capital Management.

Tim has a B.B.A. in Finance and Risk Management from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Tim also played football for the University of Wisconsin and the Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears of the NFL.