Kenny Parzgnat

Senior Vice President, Alternatives Specialist

Kenny is a Senior Vice President for 50 South Capital where he partners with Northern Trust client facing partners to bring alternatives subject matter expertise to current and prospective client relationships in an effort to broaden and grow 50 South Capital’s institutional footprint.

Prior to joining 50 South Capital, Kenny was a Director of Business Development at GCM Grosvenor, a global alternatives provider with capabilities in private equity, infrastructure, real estate, and hedge funds. He was responsible for fundraising efforts in the US and Canada across prospective and existing clients with broad coverage across all types of institutional investors and the respective consultants which service those investors. Prior to GCM Grosvenor, Kenny was a Vice President at GE Capital. He performed a variety of roles at GE Capital including debt originations, private equity co-investment underwriting, and sales and marketing strategy. Kenny began his career in the investment advisory space having worked for Calamos Investments and Edward Jones.

Education & Associations

Kenny received a B.S. in Finance from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kenny is a CFA charterholder and a member of the CFA Institute.


Kenny lives in the northern suburbs of Chicago with his wife and two children. Kenny spends his free time with his family and enjoys fishing and following Chicago area sports.