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David Cassese, CFA
David Cassese, CFA, Director, is a Portfolio Manager on the Equity Dividend/Natural Resources Team, focusing on the Consumer, Healthcare and Information Technology sectors.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Mr. Cassese was a Portfolio Manager with Oppenheimer Capital, a subsidiary of Allianz Global Investors Capital, where he managed the firm's Paired Alpha Fund, a fundamentally-based market neutral generalist Fund. He was also a Consumer Sector Analyst for a number of other diversified funds at Oppenheimer. Previously, he was a Research Analyst for SAC Capital. He began his investment career as a Research Analyst for T.Rowe Price 1998.
Mr. Cassese earned a BA degree in economics from Duke University in 1998.