This time around, the firm has bolstered its institutional group with two senior hires. First, Pioneer hired Mark Dacey away from State Street Global Advisors [profile] to serve as head of U.S. Consultant Relations. The firm also hired Amy DiMarzio away from Putnam Investments [profile] to serve as a fixed income investment strategist.
Pioneer Investments Expands U.S. Institutional Team
Boston, Massachusetts – Pioneer Investments today announced two new hires to its U.S. institutional team. Mark Dacey has been named Head of U.S. Consultant Relations and Amy DiMarzio joins as a Fixed Income Investment Strategist.
“The addition of Mark and Amy to the Pioneer team exemplifies the commitment we have made to expanding and supporting our institutional business,” said Bill Porter, Head of U.S. Institutional at Pioneer Investments. “Both hires will play a pivotal role in helping to increase our presence throughout the U.S. institutional market.”
Mark Dacey has fifteen years of industry experience covering institutional consulting firms. He joins Pioneer Investments from State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), where he most recently served as Managing Director, Head of U.S. Consultant Relations. In this role, he was responsible for executing the strategic plan and distribution strategy for SSgA’s Consultant Relations efforts in the U.S. Dacey graduated from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College with a B.S. in Finance and Marketing.
“In Mark, we have added a proven institutional consultant relations professional whose professionalism and integrity will reinforce what our team represents and will allow us to continue to provide superior service to our consultant partners,” Porter said. “He has extensive industry experience and brings a proven track record of success to our team,” Porter added. “Mark has established deep relationships throughout the consulting community, and has earned the respect of the individuals and the firms with whom he has worked.”
Amy DiMarzio joins Pioneer Investments from Putnam Investments, where she most recently served as Vice President and Credit Analyst. She has thirteen years of industry experience conducting credit analysis across various sectors. DiMarzio received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where she obtained her M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing.
“Given the growing global interest in Pioneer’s fixed income capabilities, it was necessary to increase our resources to support our expanding institutional business,” said Porter. “Amy brings a wealth of fixed income experience and is an invaluable addition to the team.”
About Pioneer Investments
Founded in 1928, Pioneer Investments is a leading global asset manager with a history of providing innovative investment products to investors worldwide. The firm offers a diverse range of products and services across traditional and non-traditional asset classes for a wide range of clients, including institutional investors, wealth management firms, financial advisors, and private investors.
Pioneer Investments is the trade name for Pioneer Global Asset Management S.p.A. (PGAM) and its subsidiaries, a global investment firm with offices in 26 countries approximately $201 billion in assets under management as of November 30, 2012, of which approximately $62 billion was managed in the U.S. Pioneer Institutional Asset Management, Inc. is the institutional investment adviser subsidiary of Pioneer Investment Management USA Inc., the North American holding company of PGAM.