James F. Smigiel

Head and Chief Investment Officer of Absolute Return Strategies

Areas of Expertise

  • Our Investment philosophy
  • Portfolio strategies
  • Active global asset allocation

Jim Smigiel is a Managing Director and Head of our Portfolio Strategies Group. He leads a team of investment professionals dedicated to the research, development, implementation, and ongoing oversight of our strategic and active global asset allocation program. Previously, he oversaw our Global Fixed Income Team with responsibility for strategy development, as well as manager evaluation and selection.

Prior to joining SEI, Jim served as Portfolio Manager and Senior Investment Officer at PNC Advisors/BlackRock Financial Management, where he managed institutional fixed-income portfolios.

Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in economics from Drexel University.

Our Investment Philosophy

We have a dedicated focus on investor goals.

Our approach is meant to help you leverage opportunities, manage investment risk and achieve more consistent returns.

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