Ray Kong is a Managing Director in the Institutional Sales Group for Commerce Street Capital, LLC. Mr. Kong joined Commerce Street in April 2020 and is focused on business development and distribution of alternative investment products.
Prior to joining Commerce Street, Mr. Kong was Vice President of Capital Markets for an independent oil and gas operator in the Permian Basin in Texas. Prior to working in energy, he was Chief Financial Officer of New Dawn Memory Care in Scottsdale, Arizona. Previously, Mr. Kong was Vice President at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong and New York, where he was a key member of their initial public offering team. While at Goldman Sachs, Mr. Kong also oversaw financial responsibilities for the Goldman Sachs Capital Partners family of funds and later served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Real Estate Development Group. Mr. Kong began his career as a certified public accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Mr. Kong received his BS in Economics with concentrations in Accounting and Finance from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Mr. Kong is a registered representative and has passed the FINRA Series 7 and 63 examinations.