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Rachel Gretencord, CFA

Vice President of Research

Department: Staff

Rachel supports AdvanceCT’s research clients, with a focus on financial modeling, market analyses, and feasibility studies. She formerly held the position of AdvanceCT's Director of Real Estate.

Prior to returning to AdvanceCT, Rachel worked at Doral Bank and Banco Popular, managing a portfolio of distressed, small and medium sized business loans. She is a former program director for real estate development at the Economic Development Corporation in New Haven, and assistant vice president of asset management for First Winthrop Corporation in Boston, where she managed a diversified commercial real estate investment portfolio.

Rachel has a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree in international economics from Valparaiso University, and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

She is a Hamden resident and has served on the town’s economic development commission.

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