Sofia Azizi is the Director of Secondary Investments at Manhattan West where she is integrally involved in the day to day operations of the Department. In her role, Ms. Azizi oversees the full cycle execution of investments in shares of privately held stock through Manhattan West investment vehicles and their unique platform to access highly coveted opportunities in the secondary market. Focusing on technology companies in their early stages she works with private shareholders and a global investment clientele of institutional and family office investors. Ms. Azizi is focused on strategic growth initiatives that she curates in accordance with industry compliance.
Ms. Azizi began her investment career at J.P. Morgan Securities where she focused on asset allocation and portfolio construction. Ms. Azizi helped launch Manhattan West where she executed numerous business projects that led to the Company’s rapid growth including private client management, alternative investment selection, portfolio company modeling, and manager review protocols.
A proud Trojan alumna, Ms. Azizi earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. She volunteers at PATH: People Assisting The Homeless, a California 501c3 non-profit whose aim seeks to end homelessness for veterans in Los Angeles. A native Angeleno, she enjoys an active lifestyle traveling and spending time with her family.