Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 20, 2010
Blue Prairie Group (“BPG”), a Chicago-based investment consulting firm serving the institutional retirement, institutional investment, and wealth management market places, is pleased to announce the addition of Peter Marchese, CFA, as Director, Investment Analytics. He will be responsible for the process of manager due diligence, client reporting and management of the investment analyst staff. In addition, he will work closely with the firm’s Chief Investment Officer, Gary Silverman, CFA, in managing discretionary portfolios for foundations, endowments and custom target date funds for large defined contribution clients.
Peter has over 20 years of asset management and investment consulting experience within the financial industry. He most recently was a partner at D3 Financial Counselors, a fee-only investment advisory firm. Prior to this, he worked for 17 years at Northern Trust, most recently as Division Director running billion dollar short duration fixed income portfolios for large institutional clients.
Mr. Marchese stated, “I’m delighted to be working with Blue Prairie Group’s extensive blue chip client base and to help further develop and refine its Fiduciary-based Investment Consulting process™ to better meet and exceed our client’s expectations.”
Peter graduated from Marquette University majoring in Finance and Economics. He received his MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with a concentration in Investments and has been a Chartered Financial Analyst holder since 1994.
Gary Silverman commented, “Peter represents a significant expansion of our investment capital and will be a valuable resource as the firm increasingly provides discretionary asset management services to a growing list of institutional clients.”
Matt Gnabasik, Blue Prairie Group’s Managing Director added, “We’re thrilled to have Peter join the firm since he will be able to immediately contribute to the firm’s investment management and monitoring processes.”
Blue Prairie Group is a retirement, investment and wealth management consulting firm that provides integrated retirement and investment consulting solutions to corporations, not-for-profits, foundations, endowments, religious organizations and individuals.
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