DSS Welcomes Rick Rieder, BlackRock CIO, Global Fixed Income

DSS Welcomes Rick Rieder, BlackRock CIO, Global Fixed Income
Please join the CFA Society Chicago as they welcome Rick Rieder, Senior Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer  of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Fundamental Fixed Income business and Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team. This event is hosted by the Distinguished Speaker Advisory Group and is another installment of the DSS Series.

CFA Society Chicago luncheon conversation with Rick Rieder, Senior Managing Director, is BlackRock's Chief Investment Officer of Global Fixed Income, Head of the Fundamental Fixed Income business and Head of the Global Allocation Investment Team. The conversation will be moderated by CFA Society of Chicago Distinguished Speaker Series Co-Chair, James Mohan, CFA.

Speaker: Rick Rieder, CIO 
Rick Rieder

Rick Rieder is responsible for roughly $2.4 trillion in assets, Rick is a member of BlackRock’s Global Executive Committee (GEC) and its GEC Investment Sub-Committee. He also is Chairman of the firm-wide BlackRock Investment Council. 
Mr. Rieder has served as Vice Chairman and member of the Borrowing Committee for the U.S. Treasury and member of the Federal Reserve’s Investment Advisory Committee on Financial Markets.

Before joining BlackRock in 2009, Mr. Rieder was President and Chief Executive Officer of R3 Capital Partners. From 1987 to 2008, he was with Lehman Brothers where he was head of the firm's Global Principal Strategies team, a global proprietary investment platform. He was also global head of the firm's credit businesses, Chairman of the Corporate Bond and Loan Capital Commitment Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees for the corporate pension fund. Before joining Lehman Brothers, Mr. Rieder was a credit analyst at SunTrust Banks in Atlanta.

Mr. Rieder earned a BBA degree in Finance from Emory University in 1983 and an MBA degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1987. He is a member of the board of Emory University, Emory's Goizueta Business School, and the University's Finance Committee, and is the Vice Chairman of the Investment Committee. Mr. Rieder is founder and chairman of the Goizueta Business School's BBA investment fund and community financial literacy outreach program, Graduation Generation. Mr. Rieder serves as Chairman and President of the Board of Education for North Star Academy's fourteen Charter Schools in Newark, NJ. He is on the Board of the BlackRock Foundation, the Board of Advisors for the Hospital for Special Surgery, and the Board of Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Newark and Essex County. Mr. Rieder formerly served on the Board and National Leadership Council of the Communities in Schools Educational Foundation in Atlanta, and Trustee for the U.S. Olympic Foundation. Mr. Rieder was honored at the Choose Success Awards ceremony in Atlanta in 2015 for his dedication to public education in Atlanta through CIS and Graduation Generation.

Moderator: Cosmin Lucaci, CFA

Cosmin Lucaci, CFA is the Director of Research at Brownson, Rehmus & Foxworth (BRF). Cosmin is a member of BRF’s Private Investment, Public Markets, Impact Investing, and Investment Strategy Committees. As a member of the research department, Cosmin helps in designing and implementing the company’s investment strategies as well as identifying investment managers. Prior to joining BRF, Cosmin was at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. In his time there he worked on several projects, including co-authoring a study that was presented at the Federal Reserve’s annual Bank Structure Conference and subsequently published in the Journal of Financial Services Research. Cosmin received his MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and his BA in Economics and Political Science from Northwestern University. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Outside of work, Cosmin enjoys civic service, connecting people, and giving back. Cosmin has served on the Trustee/Director Boards of several civic organizations, including The UL Boys and Girls Club, Chicago Engineers’ Foundation, CFA Society of Chicago, and the Chicago Booth School of Business Alumni Club. Cosmin is a member of The Chicago Club, The Executives’ Club of Chicago, and the Union League Club of Chicago.

Members – $55 
Non-Members - $75
Student Members - $20
Please note: No Webcast Available
*Function Tickets can be used

The University Club of Chicago 

76 E. Monroe 
Chicago, IL 60603

Valet parking is available 24 hours, seven days a week.
Member day rate: $35, overnight rate: $60 (including in and out privileges)
Guest day rate: $40, overnight rate: $60 (including in and out privileges)

Self-parking is available at the following garages: 
  • East Monroe Garage: Entrance is on Columbus Street, Just East of Michigan Avenue and Just South of East Randolph Street
  • Grant Park North Garage: Entrance is on North Michigan Avenue between Monroe Street (from the South, heading North) and Washington Street (from the North, heading South) 
  • Grant Park South Garage: Entrance is on North Michigan Avenue between Congress Parkway (from the South, heading North), and Adams Street (from the North, heading South)

CFA Institute Qualified Activity: Eligible for 1 credit hour

Attire: Business Casual

Menu: Luncheon Served 
Registration: Online

11:30 a.m.: Registration/Networking
1200 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.:  Conversation
12:50 p.m.: Audience Q & A
1:00 p.m.: Conculsion/Networking 

Lunch will be served before and during the conversation.  

6/11/2024 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
The University Club of Chicago 76 E Monroe Street Chicago 60603

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