Gilchrist Berg

Gilchrist Berg

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Gilchrist Berg is the Founder and President of Water Street Capital, an investment management firm primarily focused on long/short equities. He started his career with the Barnett Winston Company in real estate finance. Subsequently, he spent nearly a decade in Kidder Peabody, where he was a Vice President functioning essentially as a research boutique. His primary outside activities and philanthropic efforts have focused on education and local cultural organizations.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Co-Founder of First Coast Community Music School
  • Vice-Chairman of the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Board
  • Board Member of World Affairs Council Jacksonville
  • Board member of Princeton University Investment Company
  • Advisory Board Member of The Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens
  • Member of the Leadership Council - Mayo Clinic of Florida