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Margo L. Cook , CFA

  • President of Nuveen Advisory Services
Margo L. Cook

About Margo

Margo leads Nuveen’s global client organization, overseeing product, marketing, distribution and solutions for the firm, which has over $1 trillion1 in assets under management. She leads Nuveen’s strategy to deliver consultative, outcome-focused advice and investment solutions to clients worldwide.


Prior to the integration of the TIAA and Nuveen Investments asset management organizations, Margo was Co-President of Nuveen Investments. Margo joined the firm in 2008.


Before joining the firm, she led the global institutional investment organization at Bear Stearns Asset Management, responsible for the equity and fixed income investment teams, product management and institutional clients. Prior to that, Margo held various senior investment leadership roles at BNY Mellon for over 20 years, including CIO, Institutional Investments and Head of Fixed Income.


Margo serves as a trustee on the Nuveen Fund Board and Executive Sponsor of LEAD, a women’s professional organization with the mission of adding and retaining women in asset management. She is the Chair of the All Stars Project of Chicago Board and is on the Executive Committee of The University of Rhode Island Foundation Board of Trustees. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Rhode Island and an Executive M.B.A. from Columbia University. She holds the CFA designation.


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* As of 9/30/19.