Joseph Pursley, CIMA
- Head of Insurance Distribution, Americas
About Joseph Pursley
Joseph is responsible for leading Nuveen’s insurance asset management efforts in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He works with Nuveen’s global distribution teams to help implement a globally coordinated, but locally executed, approach to insurance. He also works closely with Nuveen’s Responsible Investing team as the firm collectively engages with insurance companies on various ESG integration and impact investment topics and assists them as they navigate their bespoke sustainability journeys.
Most recently, Joseph was a Managing Director and Head of North America Insurance Distribution at Allianz Global Investors. Prior to that, Joseph was with Aberdeen Standard Investments for over 11 years where he was responsible for business development across insurance general account, defined benefit, defined contribution and corporate balance sheet assets. He has previously held positions at Nationwide Funds, BlackRock and Cambridge Associates.
Joe graduated with a B.A. in Economics from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. He is a Certified Investment Management Analyst (CIMA®) professional and has completed the CFA's Certificate in ESG Investing program.