Jennifer Ryan

Jennifer Ryan

Managing Director, Pensions

Jennifer Ryan, Managing Director, is a member of the US and Canada management team within BlackRock's Institutional Client Business. She is the Head of US Middle Market Pensions, a team that is responsible for delivering the firm's investment capabilities to US corporate and public pension plans, with a focus on Outsourced Chief Investment Officer ("OCIO") solutions.


Prior to joining BlackRock in 2016, Ms. Ryan spent 19 years at Goldman Sachs Asset Management ("GSAM") in an array of client-facing roles. From 2010-2016, she was the Head of US Consultant Relations. From 2007-2010 she was an institutional relationship manager responsible for endowment and foundations in the US. Prior to her work in the institutional business, Ms. Ryan was a relationship manager in GSAM's third-party business covering financial institutions. She began her career as a product strategist in GSAM's Global Liquidity business.


During her tenure at Goldman Sachs, Ms. Ryan served as the Head of GSAM's Women's Network, and as a Steering Committee member of the firmwide Women's Network.


Ms. Ryan earned a BA in English and International Studies from Boston College, and an MBA from Columbia Business School where she was a Goldman Sachs Doty Scholar. She resides in New York City with her husband and two children.