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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 Co.  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 Co.

Borges is chairman of the board of directors of Assured Guaranty Ltd., and is a member of the board of directors of Leucadia National Corp. In addition, he serves on the board of directors of Selected/Clipper Funds and is a member of the board of trustees for Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network. He is a member of the University of Connecticut Medical/Dental School and Health Center board of directors and serves on the Millbrook School board of trustees. He is a former member of the board and treasurer of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the board of 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.