John Pirone, Managing Director, Blackrock
John Pirone, CFA, is a member of the BlackRock Multi-Asset Client Solutions (BMACS) group, which is responsible for developing, assembling and managing investment solutions involving multiple strategies and asset classes.
Within BMACS, he is part of the Client Strategy team where he is primarily responsible for advising and educating institutional investors on strategic asset allocation and manager structure.
service with the firm dates back to 1997, including his
years with Barclays Global
Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock
At BGI, he was a senior client advisory strategist, advising on total portfolio investment strategy issues.
Previously, he was a fixed income analyst with Gifford Fong Associates.
is co-author of "Optimizing Manager Structure and Budgeting Manager Risk" which received the Journal of Portfolio Management's Bernstein Fabozzi/Jacobs Levy award in 2000.
Mr. Pirone earned a BA degree in biochemistry from Washington University at St. Louis in 1987, a MA in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1992 and an MA degree in finance from the London Business School in 1996.