William Herrmann


  • HFA New York Regional Director


  • Managing Partner, Wilshire Phoenix

Bill Herrmann is the Founder of Wilshire Phoenix and is the firm’s Managing Partner. Prior to establishing Wilshire Phoenix, Bill served for 10+ years at BNY Mellon in a variety of roles across several global teams, most recently as Vice President of BNY Mellon’s Dealing and Trading Group, where he managed a credit risk portfolio of over $10BB. During his tenure, Bill led in the successful closing of 125+ transactions, collectively exceeding $50BB in new issuances. He was honored with multiple awards and accolades for his contributions at BNY Mellon from his successful management of risk and compliance matters as well as for the delivery of superior client relationship management.

Bill completed undergraduate studies at Clarion University of Pennsylvania and graduate studies at New York University. In addition to his responsibilities at Wilshire Phoenix, he is also the elected and current Director of the Hedge Fund Association’s New York Region.