Martin Jaugietis, CFA

Martin Jaugietis, CFA

Co-Head of Americas Pensions group within Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS)

Martin Jaugietis, CFA, Managing Director, is Co-Head of Americas Pensions within Multi-Asset Strategies and Solutions (MASS) at BlackRock. In this role he is responsible for co-leading the team that delivers outsourced chief investment officer (OCIO), and custom investment advisory solutions to corporate and public pension clients in the Americas. The MASS team is the investment group at the heart of BlackRock's portfolio construction, asset allocation, and active management ecosystem. MASS draws on the full toolkit of BlackRock's index, factor, and alpha-seeking investment capabilities to deliver precise investment outcomes and cutting-edge alpha insights. MASS constructs active asset allocation strategies and whole portfolio solutions across a wide spectrum of commingled funds, separate accounts, model portfolios, and outsourcing solutions in the wealth and institutional channels.

 

Before joining Blackrock in 2018, Martin was Managing Director, Multi-Asset Solutions at Russell Investments in New York where he led client portfolio management activity for U.S. institutional clients, building custom portfolio solutions across pension, non-profit and defined contribution channels. At Russell, he also served as Head of Liability Driven Investment (LDI) Solutions for five years and also spent a number of years as a Senior Investment Consultant in its advisory business. In 2012, he was recognized by CIO Magazine as one of the "Top 25 Most Influential Investment Consultants in the World", and he also led the team that developed and launched the Bloomberg Barclays LDI Index Series. Mr Jaugietis started his career as an analyst and investment consultant at Towers Perrin in Melbourne, Australia, and also spent time in Towers Perrin's global consulting group based in New York advising multi-national corporations on their international pension investing arrangements.

 

Mr.Jaugietis graduated from the Australian National University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honors) and a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Political Science. He is also a CFA charterholder and a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts.