Jay Maher
Chief Executive Officer, Americas

Jay is a recognized leader in private equity administration. Jay began his fund accounting career in 1993 for Merrill Lynch. He then became a pivotal team member in the growth of Geller Investment Partnership Services, a boutique private equity administrator. Jay went on to be a founding partner of Northport Partnership Services in 2004, providing specialized services to PE, VC, and RE Fund Managers. Jay and his partners gained significant traction in the market and partnered with SS&C to expand their offering.

Northport was acquired by SS&C Inc. in 2007 and Jay became the Global Head of Private Equity. Under Jay’s leadership the business grew from $3 billion in Assets under Administration to $150 billion.  Jay left SS&C in 2015 and has partnered with Mainstream to buildout his team’s current offering, which is an evolution of Jay’s success over the past 25 years.  Jay has developed the industry’s best workflow processes focused on technology.  He has developed a deep pipeline of business feeders throughout his career, and works closely with the industry’s best audit, consultant, and legal teams.

Jay earned an B.S. in Accounting from Rowan University.