12 Oct 2021

DC Industry Heavyweight Joins LGIM America

Chicago, IL (October 12, 2021) - LGIM America (LGIMA), a registered investment advisor specializing in designing and managing investment solutions across active fixed income, index, multi-asset and liability driven investment for the US market, announced that James (Jimmy) Veneruso, CFA, FRM, CAIA, has joined as Senior Defined Contribution Strategist. Jimmy complements the team committed to actively championing our DC investment solutions with a heavy focus on retirement income, decumulation and fixed income strategies. He will be reporting directly to Rob Capone, Head of Defined Contribution.

Jimmy brings with him nearly 15 years of financial and defined contribution experience. Most recently, Jimmy was Senior Vice President, Defined Contribution Consulting at Callan Associates, where he combined analytical rigor with client facing responsibilities. His long list of achievements includes dozens of publications and speaking engagements surrounding the evolving DC landscape.

“'We are thrilled to attract the level of talent that Jimmy will bring to our team,” said Rob Capone. “Jimmy’s extensive and practical defined contribution industry experience will evolve our market positioning in the DC solutions space as well as further develop and present products and services that help meet industry and client demand.”

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About LGIM America
LGIM America (LGIMA) was founded in 2006 with the purpose of helping people achieve their long-term financial goals. We offer a range of strategies to help our institutional clients (corporations, healthcare agencies, non-profit, education, public plans and Taft-Hartley) manage their investment objectives, which can range from market-based alpha-oriented strategies to those that are designed to be more liability-centric, derivative overlays, or indexed solutions. Encouraging a diverse and inclusive environment coupled with a solutions-focused culture allows us to increase our breadth of knowledge and the likelihood of improved client outcomes and stronger financial performance. We have teams of experienced, innovative professionals committed to helping plan sponsors meet their pension promises, managing investment exposures efficiently to seek enhanced returns while mitigating risks, and working to generate returns while making a positive societal difference. As of June 30, 2021, LGIM America had $257 billion in assets under management.