Scott Malatesta

Senior Product Strategist, Equity Dividend

Scott Malatesta, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Active Equity Group. In this role, Mr. Malatesta is responsible for developing strategic plans for the Active Equity platform, which includes, the BlackRock Equity Dividend team. He serves as the Sr. Product Strategist for the Equity Dividend team, providing a link between the investment team and account managers. Mr. Malatesta is responsible for developing strategic plans around the team's franchise which includes business development, product development and working with the global sales teams. Additionally, Mr. Malatesta is responsible for representing BlackRock's domestic and global equity income solutions.

 

Mr. Malatesta's service with the firm dates back to 2003, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was a product strategist for the Basic Value team. Prior to joining MLIM in 2003, he was a senior portfolio strategist with AllianceBerstein. Previously, he was a Director of U.S. mutual funds with Alliance Capital Management.

 

Mr. Malatesta earned a BS degree in finance from Mt. Saint Mary College in 1993 and a MBA degree in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1999.

Scott Malatesta

Senior Product Strategist, Equity Dividend

Scott Malatesta, Managing Director, is a member of BlackRock's Active Equity Group. In this role, Mr. Malatesta is responsible for developing strategic plans for the Active Equity platform, which includes, the BlackRock Equity Dividend team. He serves as the Sr. Product Strategist for the Equity Dividend team, providing a link between the investment team and account managers. Mr. Malatesta is responsible for developing strategic plans around the team's franchise which includes business development, product development and working with the global sales teams. Additionally, Mr. Malatesta is responsible for representing BlackRock's domestic and global equity income solutions.

 

Mr. Malatesta's service with the firm dates back to 2003, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. At MLIM, he was a product strategist for the Basic Value team. Prior to joining MLIM in 2003, he was a senior portfolio strategist with AllianceBerstein. Previously, he was a Director of U.S. mutual funds with Alliance Capital Management.

 

Mr. Malatesta earned a BS degree in finance from Mt. Saint Mary College in 1993 and a MBA degree in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University in 1999.