Patrick Hejlik

Vice President, First Republic Investment Management

Northern California

Patrick Hejlik is a Vice President and Option Strategist at First Republic Investment Management.

Mr. Hejlik joined First Republic Investment Management in 2015 as a member of the firm’s research team focusing on option strategies. He has over nineteen years of investment management experience, specifically focusing on equity and index options, hedging, volatility trading and yield enhancement strategies. Mr. Hejlik has previously consulted with various publications, including the Wall Street Journal, is a contributor to the Bay Area FOX News affiliate and occasionally acts as an expert witness in various arbitrations and lawsuits. 

Most recently, Mr. Hejlik was CEO of Fourth Quadrant Asset Management, an investment advisory firm that constructed and managed option-centric portfolios for high net worth families. Strategies employed by the firm included yield enhancement, general hedging and concentrated stock portfolio management. Prior to his role at Fourth Quadrant Asset Management, Mr. Hejlik worked at Toronto-Dominion Bank and as head floor trader for a leading national market-making firm. In these roles, Mr. Hejlik designed and traded various volatility strategies, mentored and trained traders at a national level and led risk management efforts for the respective firms. 

Mr. Hejlik holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from San Francisco State University.

Wealth Management Experience: 19 Years

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