Key People

Simon Arrata, JD

Chief Executive Officer

Years of Experience:18
Education:New York Law School:
Juris Doctorate (JD)
Hunter College:


  • Simon became the CEO of Harvest Krane in February 2014. He joined the firm in May 2013 as Managing Director.
  • Simon is responsible for all sales and marketing activities for Harvest’s investment products in the United States. He also leads the firm’s product development and China educational efforts.
  • He was previously a Senior Vice President at Fidelity Investments.
  • Some of Simon’s accomplishments during his 13.5-year tenure at Fidelity include:
    • Overseeing a large sales territory calling upon the firm’s top Registered Investment Advisor, Family Office, and Bank Trust departments (top clients typically had in excess of $1 billion AUM).
    • Maintaining subject matter expertise in the firm’s mutual funds and managed money products.
    • Managing $3 billion in assets for Fidelity’s high net worth clients prior to joining the firm’s Institutional Division.
  • Mr. Arrata received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Hunter College in 1988 and a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree from New York Law School in 1993 and is a member in Good Standing of the NYS Bar Association. Mr. Arrata is a registered representative of Harvest Krane Investments with series 7, 63, 65 & 24 registration. He also has Health, Life & Disability insurance licenses.

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