Renee Neri is a partner in the asset management and wealth management practices of Heidrick & Struggles. She has more than 18 years of experience in senior executive search with a focus on financial services leadership challenges. She has conducted hundreds of searches over the course of her career, including for presidents, chief investment officers, senior portfolio managers, and risk managers, as well as for senior sales, marketing, and distribution professionals. Her clients span a diverse base of endowments, foundations, family offices, insurance companies, investment management firms, pension funds, and sovereign wealth funds.
Ms. Neri 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 recruiting executives in the investment management industry (retail and institutional) and asset management marketing. She 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.
Ms. Neri graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor’s degree in history and philosophy. In addition to her membership on the Gabelli School Advisory Board, she serves on the retirement plan investment committee for Heidrick & Struggles. She is 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. She also was recognized by CIO Magazine as “One of Executive Recruiting’s Elite.”