Our Team

Board of Directors

  • Michael Pendergast, CFA

    Managing Partner
    Chief Executive Officer
    Chief Investment Officer

    Strategies: Large Cap Value, Small Cap Value

    Michael Pendergast is a Managing Partner, serving as HGK’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. Michael was an original member of the Firm, working as an analyst until 1991, when he began managing the Large Cap Value strategy; he continues to manage this strategy today.

    Michael earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Economics and Finance from Bernard M. Baruch College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He completed the Chartered Financial Analyst program in 1988 and is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts.

    Michael is a member of HGK’s Board of Directors

  • David C. Hauck, CPA

    Managing Partner
    Chief Operating Officer
    Chief Compliance Officer

    David Hauck is a Managing Partner, serving as HGK’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer. He is responsible for managing the administrative, financial, and compliance operations at the Firm. David has been with HGK since 1999 and has more than 37 years of investment experience. Previously, David was the Senior Client Portfolio Manager for HGK’s Value Equity strategies. Prior to joining HGK, he held senior institutional sales positions at Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette, Kidder Peabody, L.F. Rothschild, and Prudential Bache. Dave was an Audit Supervisor at Touche Ross & Co.

    David earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from C.W. Post College. He earned his Certified Public Accountant designation in 1981.

    David is a member of HGK’s Board of Directors.

  • Anthony Santoliquido

    Managing Partner
    Portfolio Manager

    Anthony Santoliquido is a Managing Partner and a Portfolio Manager on HGK’s Fixed Income team and is responsible for security selection and portfolio construction for HGK’s Fixed Income strategies. He has been with the Firm since 1992. Prior to joining HGK, Anthony worked at Hilliard Farber & Co. and Morgan Stanley.

    Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Villanova University School of Commerce and Finance. He is a member of the New York Society of Security Analysts and the Fixed Income Analysts Society.

    Anthony is a member of HGK’s Board of Directors.

  • August Baglio

    Director

    August Baglio is a member of the HGK Board of Directors. Previously, he was Director of Sales & Marketing, responsible for marketing HGK’s investment strategies to institutional clients nationwide. He has been with the Firm since 1990. Prior to joining HGK, Gus managed his own investment advisory company. Gus also worked as a financial advisor at Prudential-Bache.

    Gus earned a Bachelor of Science degree from State University of New York. He is a member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans.