Lindy Freeman

Lindy Freeman

Head of BlackRock Alternative Specialists for North America

Lindy Freeman, Managing Director, is Head of BlackRock Alternative Specialists (BAS) for North America. The BAS Team leads our engagement with clients to drive growth in BlackRock's Alternative Business, which has $200B of total assets and client commitments across private credit, private equity, hedge funds, real estate and infrastructure.


Lindy was previously Head of Business Development for BlackRock's Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for North America. The FIG Business leads the industry in providing asset management and advisory services for insurance company general account investments.


Prior to joining BlackRock in 2016, she spent seven years at PineBridge Investments leading their institutional insurance business development for North America. She also spent eight years at GE Asset Management in roles leading institutional business development, and she also served as a Six Sigma Quality Black Belt.


Earlier Ms. Freeman led business consulting engagements focused on healthcare providers and insurers for Ernst & Young and Arthur Andersen. She began her career as a CPA providing audit and advisory services at KPMG. Lindy has a B.S. degree in Accounting from Clemson University.