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Francisco L. Borges


Francisco L. Borges was elected to Knight Foundation’s board of trustees in 2011. He chairs the Program Committee and serves on the Audit and Investment committees.

He is chairman and managing partner of Landmark Partners, an institutional alternative investment firm, specializing in private equity and real estate secondary market acquisitions.  Prior to joining Landmark, Borges served as managing director of Financial Guaranty Insurance Company.  Borges was twice elected Connecticut state treasurer and also served as deputy mayor of the City of Hartford and legal counsel for The Travelers Insurance Company.

Borges is a director of Assured Guaranty and Davis Selected Funds.  He also sits on the boards of Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network and the University of Connecticut Health Center.  Borges is a former member of the board and treasurer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving. 

Borges received a B.A. from Trinity College and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law.  He is a member of the Connecticut and New Jersey Bars.