Phoenix American Financial Services Inc., a provider of transfer agent services for alternative investments, has hired Samuel Petrecky to serve as vice president of fund accounting. In his new role, Petrecky will manage the Phoenix American fund accounting group which provides accounting services to private equity, venture capital and real estate funds.
Prior to joining Phoenix American, Petrecky worked with Gen II Fund Services as associate director managing the daily operations and accounting functions for private equity fund clients and has held positions at various fund accounting providers including Standish Management and AIS Fund Administration.
“We are proud to have Sam join the Phoenix American team,” said Andrew Constantin, senior vice president of operations. “He clearly has the leadership skills and understands our vision for the company which will be instrumental in building out the fund accounting division of our business.”
Phoenix American’s fund services platform incorporates fund administration, transfer agency, investor services, fund accounting, tax reporting, and end-to-end back office outsourcing solutions for alternative investment funds. PAFS’s Aircraft Group, which includes its major operational facilities in Shannon Ireland, is a leading provider of administration and accounting services for asset backed securitizations specializing in the commercial aircraft and engine leasing industry. Phoenix American was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in San Rafael, California.