Jonathan D’Agostino, Art Collector

Art Collector

Modern and Emerging art collector. D’Agostino owned an art gallery in the Lower East Side that specialized in a new approach to collecting mixing art of all genres together into well curated shows. He has a passion for a broad range of art and he also understand the nuanced and very specific knowledge base you need in each to make the right decisions on which artist to buy to diversify a collectors across hundreds of years.

Edward Dartley, K&L Gates

K&L Gates

Ed Dartley is a partner in the firm’s New York office where he is a member of the Investment Management, Hedge Funds and Alternative Investments practice group. Mr. Dartley concentrates his practice on all facets of the asset management industry, with particular focuses on the alternative investment asset classes, private equity, and venture capital funds, and managed accounts, as well as regulatory, compliance and operational matters, compliance audits, and internal governance. He advises numerous emerging and middle market private equity clients and other alternative asset managers on a wide range of issues facing the industry today.

Mr. Dartley also focuses his practice on advising energy-focused alternative asset managers and companies on a wide variety of matters, and has worked with industry players in both the traditional and alternative energy industries. In addition, he has extensive experience advising clients in the fintech and marketplace lending (peer to-peer) industries.

With over a decade of experience as in-house counsel and chief compliance officer with an asset management group of registered investment advisers and private equity fund managers, Mr. Dartley has deep in-house experience and a unique perspective on how asset management works from the inside.  Mr. Dartley continues to utilize this experience by serving as general counsel to a number of clients of the firm.

Mr. Dartley also is a founding member of the Bloomberg Alternative Marketing Council, an advisory board founded by Bloomberg to define best practices in marketing for the alternatives industry.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dartley was a partner in the New York office of a national law firm. Prior to that, he was counsel and chief compliance officer with a registered investment advisor with several billion dollars under management.


  • Serve as outside general counsel to a $1 billion renewable energy private equity fund, advising on a wide variety of management company, fund, and transactional matters.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to a private equity fund that seeds new private equity, real estate and other alternative asset managers, advising on all aspects of fund formation and structuring, seeding transactions, compliance, and other matters.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to a private equity fund administrator, advising on fund administration, contractual, corporate transactional, and compliance matters.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to a marketplace lending (peer-to-peer) investment manager.
  • Serve as outside general counsel to a merchant cash advance investment fund.
  • Serve as U.S. counsel to a European private equity/real estate fund administrator.

Mark Degaetano, KKR Prisma

KKR Prisma

mark degatMARK DEGAETANO (New York) is a director at  KKR Prisma, which previously conducted business as Prisma Capital Partners LP. He joined the firm in 2006 and oversees operational due diligence and monitoring efforts. Prior to joining KKR Prisma, Mr. DeGaetano was head of operations for the single manager and fund of hedge funds platforms at Deutsche Bank in the firm’s  absolute return strategies division, where he had global responsibility for operational due diligence. Previously, he  was a vice president at Cross Mar, a technology subsidiary of Citicorp, responsible for the building and successful implementation of a new B2B trade finance solution. Prior to this role, he was a vice president at Citibank Capital Markets LLC, providing management within a structured finance operations environment. Earlier in his career, Mr. DeGaetano was the head of business support in trading and capital markets at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken. Mr.  DeGaetano holds a B.S. degree from Wagner College.



Brian DeLucia, Arrivato LLC

Arrivato LLC

Brian DeLucia

Brian DeLucia is a Managing Partner of Arrivato LLC, a Single Family Office created from a foundation through land and building development within the real estate industry.  Brian spends most of his time reviewing prospective masterplan and multi-family development opportunities, land acquisitions, workforce housing, retail pad sites, global cell tower portfolios, lower middle market companies, esoteric, and special situations.

Brian also works closely on leveraging his organization’s experience to resolve challenges and elevate businesses within traditional economic driving industries that create better places to live and work; creating more jobs; improving overall economics, and address widespread societal challenges.   He also serves on the board of multiple companies and within the family office community to provide an alternative voice of leadership.

Mr. DeLucia believes in his commitment to people and relationships; becoming well-known for his ability to cultivate relationships among diverse circles of people and his reality-based approach to business, making himself available to other like-minded families and professionals within the ultra-high net worth private family environment, supporting the broad family office community, and bringing together valuable relationships and resources that lead to real-world productivity.






Laurel DeVore

Colnaghi Foundation

Colnaghi Foundation, American Office director and Programs Director 2018- present

Organizing events and programs with American Institutions to cultivate this and future generations of patrons and audiences to appreciate, preserve and build collections of historical works of art

Loie DeVore, Ltd.  established 2017

Advising private individuals and corporations on fiscally sound art purchasing and divesting, managing collections

Areas of Expertise: Old Master Paintings, Contemporary art, antiquities, Asian works of art, European works of art, American paintings, Americana, gems and jewelry, tribal and pre-columbian

Alexander Gallery, 1992- 2017  

Gallery Director,

Specializing in 18th & 19th Century American Paintings and Historical artifacts

                Old Master Paintings, Asian works of art and Antiquities

In charge of client relations with private collectors, auction galleries and museums, curated and planned all exhibitions, wrote exhibition catalogues, managed staff and inventory

Godel & Co. 1991-1992       

gallery assistant

Educational Background:

Institute of Fine Arts, NYU Connoisseur’s Circle Graduate Program 2011-2013

Trinity College, Hartford, CT,  BA in Art History 1991