Jeffrey Saef, CFA

Jeffrey Saef, CFA

Head of the Americas Solutions, Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions

Jeffrey Saef, CFA, Managing Director, is the Head of Americas Solutions and Global Head of Model Portfolios within the Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions. In this capacity, Jeff leads BlackRock’s efforts to provide whole portfolio solutions via model portfolios and Outsourced Chief Investment Officer (OCIO) services.


Jeff’s service with the firm dates back to 2014, when he joined as Head of Retail within the Multi-Asset Strategies platform. Jeff has over 30 years of investment management experience, having founded and led the Investment Strategy and Solutions Group within BNY Mellon Investment Management and served as the lead portfolio manager for the BNY Mellon Real Asset Strategy, Chairman of the Capital Markets Committee, Chairman of the Investment Committee, and Chairman of the Portfolio Implementation Committee.


He received an MBA degree from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, and a bachelor's degree from Brown University with a dual major in business economics and computer science.


Jeff’s interests include multi-asset portfolio construction and technology innovation across wealth and institutional asset allocation. Outside of work, he enjoys wake surfing and downhill skiing in his spare time.


Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) meets client demand for active asset allocation strategies and whole portfolio solutions through funds, outsourcing institutional mandates (OCIO), model portfolios, and more. MASS draws on the toolkit of BlackRock's index, factor, and alpha-seeking capabilities to deliver cutting-edge insights and precise investment outcomes.