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Chris Perkin Joins NexPoint Securities as Managing Director of Institutional Products & Services

DALLAS, March 13, 2024 – NexPoint, a multibillion-dollar alternative investment firm, today announced the hiring of Chris Perkin as Managing Director of Institutional Products & Services at NexPoint Securities, Inc. NexPoint Securities Inc. is an SEC- and FINRA-registered broker-dealer that serves as distributor for investment products across NexPoint’s platform. In his new role, Perkin will help lead the development, marketing, and delivery of NexPoint’s investment solutions to institutional clients, including asset managers, insurance companies, outsourced chief investment officers (OCIOs), family offices, defined contribution and defined benefit plan sponsors, and foundations and endowments.  He will also support broader strategic initiatives across the firm relevant to institutional investors.

Perkin’s hiring continues the recent expansion of NexPoint’s institutional investor team. Earlier this year, NexPoint announced the addition of Joe LoPresti as Managing Director to support institutional growth. Together, they will bring vision and direction for the institutional business line that connects the opportunity and strengths of NexPoint’s investment platform with the rapidly evolving needs of institutional investors and allocators.

“I am excited to be joining NexPoint at a time where institutional investors are looking to diversify their portfolios with high-caliber strategies attuned to current market dynamics,” said Perkin. “NexPoint is uniquely positioned to give our institutional clients access to sectors and growth verticals that are particularly relevant in 2024.”

“We are happy to welcome Chris to the team and are looking forward to leveraging his experience in growing institutional-focused offerings,” said Dustin Norris, President at NexPoint Securities. “With investor demand for our institutional offerings on the rise, Chris will help us maintain our commitment to bringing compelling investment products to our investors.”

Prior to joining NexPoint, Perkin served as Managing Director for Loomis, Sayles & Company, an investment management firm in Boston, where he most recently managed and expanded institutional sales teams serving corporate plan sponsors, public plans, and endowments within the U.S. and Canada. Prior to Loomis, Perkin held various institutional product specialist and account management roles at Putnam Investments. Perkin holds FINRA licenses for Series 7, 63, 6, and 3. He earned his undergraduate degree from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and his Master of Business Administration from Boston University.

About NexPoint Securities Inc.

NexPoint Securities, member FINRA/SIPC, is an SEC-registered broker-dealer that serves as the distributor for investment products on the NexPoint platform.

About NexPoint

NexPoint is a multibillion-dollar alternative investment firm based in Dallas, Texas. The firm is structured around three major business areas: real estate, corporate credit and equities, and insurance solutions. NexPoint’s businesses span asset classes, industries, and strategies, providing the flexibility to invest across capital structures and market environments. Serving a diverse client base, NexPoint’s investment strategies are offered in a range of vehicles and fund structures, including mutual funds, public and private REITs, tax-advantaged vehicles, private funds, and separate accounts. For more information visit



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