Template:Infobox NFLA player Robert Konrad (born November 12, 1976) is a former American football fullback of the National Football League. He was originally drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the second round of the 1999 NFL Draft. He played college football at Syracuse. He is currently the CEO of Alterna Wealth Management and also one of the Managing Directors of KT Capital Partners.
Konrad is the last Syracuse football player to wear the number 44. During the 2005 season the number 44 was officially retired, never to be worn again by a Syracuse football player.
The Syracuse University community remembered Konrad well after he left, naming a Marshall Street bar after him. The bar was one of the most popular among students in the early 2000s.
Konrad is currently the CEO of Alterna Wealth Management (a registered investment advisor), he also one of the founding partners of KT Capital Partners., (private equity fund) that owns and actively manages portfolio companies throughout the United States, he started the company while in the NFL. Konrad is also a Director of Financial Management Systems, a Chicago-based debt collection company working with the United States Department of Education. Florida Governor Charlie Crist appointed Konrad to the Florida State Board of Administration – Investment Advisory Council (IAC). On April 22, 2008, Konrad was confirmed by the Florida Senate. At only 31 years of age, he became the youngest member of the Investment Advisory Council in the history of the Florida State Board of Administration. Konrad was voted Chairman of the IAC in the Spring of 2009. The State Board of Administration, a constitutional entity of the Florida state government, manages 30 investment funds, comprising over $184 billion in assets under management. The Florida Retirement System (FRS) Pension Plan is the fourth largest public retirement plan in the U.S. and comprises roughly three-quarters of total assets under SBA management. The Investment Council (IAC) provides independent oversight of SBA funds and major investment responsibilities, ranging from the Florida Retirement System programs to the Lawton Chiles Endowment Fund.