Variable Insurance Funds
& Resources

BlackRock’s commitment

BlackRock offers retail insurance providers and sub-advised clients access to exceptional investment solutions designed specifically for insured retirement income, sophisticated risk and portfolio analytic tools and a distinguished distribution team.

 


Our research

Decumulation challenges and potential solutions

Decumulation challenges and potential solutions

Helping build a pathway towards retirement spending
and income confidence

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Comprehensive and adaptable investments
BlackRock designs subaccounts that seek to maximize value to both policyholders and insurance company constituents. With investment capabilities across the full spectrum, we are able to provide appropriate investment solutions specifically for insured retirement.

Multi-asset strategies

Dynamic strategies that tactically allocate beyond traditional asset class boundaries and time horizons.

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Scientific active equity

Big Data, Big Alpha employing proprietary techniques to exploit fundamental insights in a disciplined and systematic way.

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Factor investing

The opportunity has never been greater to target investment outcomes by using smart beta strategies.

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Research and economic views

2018 Global Investment Outlook

2018 Global Investment Outlook

BlackRock’s 2018 outlook aims to capture the key themes that will shape the markets and help you navigate your journey.

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Weekly Market Commentary

Weekly Market Commentary

A concise weekly commentary by Richard Turnill, BlackRock’s Global Chief Investment Strategist

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Monthly Fixed Income Outlook

Monthly Fixed Income Outlook

Monthly views on the global fixed income markets and sectors

 

 

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BII Insights

BII Insights

Showcase our thought leadership in investing, risk management, portfolio construction and
trading solutions.

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BlackRock Blog

BlackRock Blog

Perspectives from our experts on global markets, retirement, ETFs and other investment strategies.

 

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Retirement tools and insights

BlackRock Retirement Institute

BlackRock Retirement Institute

BlackRock’s flagship thought leadership platform.

 

 

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Conversation
Starters

Conversation Starters

Address your clients' most pressing concerns through our library of retirement charts and talking points.

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Social Security benefits estimator

Social Security benefits estimator

Tool to help your clients maximize their social security retirement benefits.

 

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BlackRock combines a deep understanding of the sub-advisory and insurance space, with proven abilities to operate within a strict regulatory framework. In addition to one of the largest retail sales forces in the industry with 270+ Investment Management Consultants facing off daily with Financial Advisors, BlackRock has nine dedicated variable annuity IMCs available for field and desk support.

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Our mission is to offer best-in-class service to insurance partners. BlackRock’s senior relationship managers are responsible for understanding our clients and aligning their needs with comprehensive options.

Scott Bowers

National Sales Director

302-388-9654

scott.bowers@blackrock.com

Chad Bartholomew, CAIA

AR, IA, KS, LA, MO, ND,
NE, OK, SD, TX

609-751-4393

chad.bartholomew@blackrock.com

AJ Brack

IL, IN, KY, MI, MH, OH, WI

609-282-4729

aj.brack@blackrock.com

Patrick Creegan, CIMA

AL, FL, GA, MS, NC,
SC, TN, VA

609-664-7344

patrick.creegan@blackrock.com

Sarah Garrity

AK, AZ, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY

720-391-6920

sarah.garrity@blackrock.com

Ryan Haezebrouck

PA, DE, NJ, MD, CT, MA, ME, NH, NY, RI, VT

631-241-2072

ryan.haezebrouck@blackrock.com

Michael Ferraro

Head of Retail Financial Institutions Group

212-810-3188

michael.ferraro@blackrock.com

Paul Lucas

Relationship Manager

Retail Financial Institutions Group

609-282-4188

paul.lucas@blackrock.com

Victoria Choi

Relationship Manager

Retail Financial Institutions Group

212-810-8118

victoria.choi@blackrock.com

Matthew Simpson

Relationship Manager

Retail Financial Institutions Group

312-860-8568

matthew.simpson@blackrock.com