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James Colon, CFA

  • Portfolio Manager
James Colon

About James

James is a portfolio manager for Nuveen's Multi-Asset portfolio management team where he focuses on investment strategy development, institutional asset allocation approaches spanning public and private assets, and risk mitigation strategies.

Prior to his current role, James was the Head of Quantitative Research for Nuveen Solutions, where he oversaw a team of quantitative investment professionals engaged in quantitative strategy development and multi-asset advisory services for institutional investors. He is the lead developer and portfolio manager of Nuveen’s multi-asset class, managed-volatility strategies, and has led the development of a broad range of bespoke investment strategies for individual and institutional investors. James began his career in investment management in 2000 and joined Nuveen in 2006, where he served in a variety of investment roles including portfolio management of asset allocation and option-overlay strategies.

James graduated with a B.A. in both Economics and International Relations from Michigan State University and an M.S. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago. He holds the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society of Chicago and the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.