Renee Neri is the head of the Heidrick & Struggles Asset Management sector for the Americas within the Investment Management segment, based in the firm’s New York City office. Renee brings more than 18 years of experience in senior executive search with a focus on financial services leadership challenges.
She has conducted hundreds of searches for presidents, chief investment officers, senior portfolio managers, risk managers, as well as senior sales, marketing, and distribution professionals. Her clients span a diverse client base of endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, investment management firms, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds.
Renee joined Heidrick & Struggles in 2004 from a boutique search firm where she was a vice president and member of the Wealth Management Practice. Previously, she was the senior recruiter for Banc of America Capital Management, a Division of Bank of America, where she specialized in the recruitment of executives in the investment management industry (retail and institutional) and asset management marketing. Renee began her career at another global executive search firm where she focused on executing a broad range of asset management, investment banking, and capital markets searches.
Renee was recently recognized by CIO Magazine as ‘One of Executive Recruiting’s Elite.’ She serves as an advisory board member for the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University and is on Heidrick & Struggles’ Retirement Plan Investment Committee. Renee is also an active member of 100 Women in Hedge Funds, Ellevate (formerly 85 Broads), The Family Office Exchange, and the New York State Society of CPAs Family Office group.Education:
Renee earned a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy from Fordham University.