Bruce Konstant

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager

Professional Profile

Bruce Konstant is a Managing Director and Senior Institutional Portfolio Manager with Bank of America Private Bank in Chicago, Illinois. Using the knowledge and experience gained over more than 35 years in the investment industry, Bruce is dedicated to serving the needs of foundations and endowments across the country. Additionally, he concentrates his efforts with corporate pension plans that seek liability driven investing (LDI) strategies to help manage portfolio risk and minimize the impact of the pension plan on its organization’s financial health.

With the knowledge that every client is unique, Bruce’s goals-based approach is accomplished with a deep understanding of the opportunities and the challenges that confront institutional clients in today’s investment environment. Taking the necessary time to understand his clients, their challenges, and their beliefs helps Bruce provide tailored solutions to meet their liquidity needs, risk tolerance, and overall investment goals against their chosen time horizon.

Over the course of his career, he has weathered numerous market events and extreme volatility. A hallmark of Bruce’s approach is his frequent communication with clients, always keeping an eye on their goals, risk tolerance, and efficacy of their investment policy statements.

Prior to joining Bank of America Private Bank in 2006, Bruce was the chief investment officer for a multi-family office in Chicago, where he managed over $2 billion in assets for families and foundations. Bruce earned a B.A. in history from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from Indiana University. Bruce also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation. Bruce has been an official for NCAA collegiate track and cross country meets and USATF sanctioned road races for the past four decades.

*CAIA® is a registered certification mark owned and administered by the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association.

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