Jill Cohen is a member of the Mercury Capital Advisors' Distribution team. Ms. Cohen brings over 20 years of institutional asset raising, IR/client service and deal structuring experience across private equity, private credit, hedge funds, co-invests and direct deals, mezzanine and long only products. Prior to joining Mercury, Ms. Cohen was Senior Managing Director with Avenue Capital Group, a $9B investment management firm specializing in credit, special situations and distressed investments. Prior to joining Avenue Capital, Ms. Cohen was with Pinnacle Trust Partners, an independent boutique placement agent for alternative investments, and Pinnacle Asset Management, L.P., a $3 billion commodity trading adviser and pool operator where she was Co-Head of Distribution and Investor Relations for the commodity fund-of-hedge fund, directs and private equity strategies. From 2013 to 2017, Ms. Cohen was Director of Institutional Investments and Investor Relations for Salient Partners, a $28 billion asset management firm focused on real estate, public and private equity, fixed Income, credit, real assets and managed futures. From 2008-2013, Ms. Cohen was Head of the Capital Introduction team for the Americas at Citigroup. Prior to Citigroup, Ms. Cohen was a Partner, Head of Distribution and Client Service, with MPM Capital, a $3 billion Boston-based investment firm focused on venture capital, crossover and hedge funds for the life sciences sector. Ms. Cohen received a B.S. from the University of Rhode Island (URI), where she was a Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship recipient for academic excellence. She currently sits as an active board member for the University of Rhode Island since her designation in 2010. Ms. Cohen is a Series 7 and 63 registered person with Mercury Capital Advisors, LLC, which is a member of FINRA and a securities broker-dealer in the United States.