Michael Pensky, CFA

Michael Pensky, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Global Tactical Asset Allocation Team

Michael Pensky, CFA, Managing Director, is a portfolio manager on the Global Tactical Asset Allocation (GTAA) team within BlackRock's Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group. The GTAA team manages multi-asset macro investment strategies for retail and institutional clients around the world.


Michael’s service with the firm dates back to 2012. Prior to joining BlackRock, he was a trading desk strategist in Morgan Stanley's Securitized Products Group and worked as a senior analyst in Foreign Exchange Sales & Trading at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.


Michael earned BS degrees in mathematics and finance from the University of Florida and an MFE degree in financial engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.


Michael’s interests include top-down macro investing and multi-asset portfolio design & management. Outside of work, he enjoys playing musical instruments and running.


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.