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A Multi-Boutique Investment Advisor

Red Gate Advisers unlocks the pathway to accelerating AUM growth for undiscovered and emerging managers.

How Red Gate Adds Value



Accelerate Capital Raising

Leverage Strong Distribution Channel Relationships

Experience Across All Asset Classes



Governance Expertise

Best Practices Approach

Reduce Expenses



Platform Access

Build Your Brand

A Cost-Effective Solution

Experience Matters

Red Gate brings decades of experience to the table. Their industry knowledge in the distribution of mutual funds, ETF’s and compliance-related matters offer the sage guidance and veteran leadership you want from your partners.


John Brett

BS from Lewis University (served on the Board of Trustees)

Prior to being President at Red Gate, Mr. John Brett has over 35 years of experience within the Financial Services, uniquely holding leadership roles within Asset Management and Wealth Management firms. John began his career at Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor building a successful Advisory practice before entering the Merrill Lynch Branch Management training program.

John became Head of U.S. Distribution for BlackRock Funds with responsibilities for Wholesalers, Internals, and National Accounts.

Next, John became Chief Executive Officer for the MetLife Broker Dealer with over 10,000 advisors across four broker dealers leading the firm’s efforts to provide a client-centric Wealth Management solution.

John served as Chairman for Lockwood Advisors and Managing Director for the Managed Investment business within BNY Pershing. During his time at the firm he introduced new turnkey Asset Management solution for emerging investors.

Most recently at Vigilant John serves on Vigilant’s Management Committee, which is responsible for the design and implementation of Vigilant’s servicing model utilized across its client base, most specifically John is focused on Distribution. 

Salvatore Faia, JD, CPA, CFE.
Founder & CEO

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Juris Doctorate
(graduated with Order of Coif Honors)

La Salle University,  Bachelor of Science, Accounting

Salvatore is the Founder and President of Vigilant Compliance, a full-service compliance firm supporting the regulatory needs of a diversified range of investment management clients. He is an Investment Management Attorney and has extensive experience with Mutual Funds, Investment Advisers, Hedge Funds, Broker Dealers, and the investment management industry.

An experienced 1940 Act and Advisers Act attorney, he is also a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Fraud Examiner, AICPA Certified in both International Financial Accounting Standards (IFRS) and Enterprise Risk Management and Internal Controls (COSO).

Ryan Hurley, IACCP
Chief Compliance Officer

BS from Saint Joseph’s University
(graduated with Cum Laude Honors)


Ryan serves as a Compliance Officer for SEC Registered Investment Advisers. Ryan has experience in the design, implementation, on-going risk assessment, testing, monitoring and review of Compliance Programs for SEC-Registered Investment Advisers, Exempt Reporting Advisers, Mutual Funds, and Private Equity Funds with respect to Firm Policies and Federal Securities Laws. Ryan’s client base has ranged from start-ups to established firms with Billions in AUM.

Ryan is an Investment Adviser Certified Compliance Professional ® (IACCP ®). He has a Series 7 (General Securities Representative) license. Ryan has also received a Bloomberg BMC certification.

What Sets
Red Gate


Understanding Client Needs

Client Service

Breadth of Experience

Educational Advice


Industry Knowledge


Gateway Corporate Center
223 Wilmington West Chester Pike, Suite 216
Chadds Ford, PA 19317
Phone: 1-888-229-1855