Del Stafford, CFA

Del Stafford, CFA

Head of Alternative Portfolio Solutions, Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions

Del Stafford, CFA, Managing Director, is Head of Alternative Portfolio Solutions within BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group. In this capacity, Del’s global responsibilities include strategy design, leading multi-alternative product development, and creating bespoke solutions that help drive investment outcomes across wealth and institutional segments.


Del’s service with the firm dates back to 2008. Most recently he served as the Head of iShares Americas Portfolio Consulting. Before joining BlackRock, he spent over 16 years at The Vanguard Group in a number of investment roles.


Del earned a BS in finance from Bloomsburg University and an MBA degree from LaSalle University.


Del’s interests include multi-asset and multi-alternative portfolio construction, client solutions development and financial technologies. Outside of work, he is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Seven Hills School and serves on the finance and investment committees, which are focused on providing for current and future generations of students. He currently resides in the San Francisco, CA area with his family.


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.