Justin serves as Investment Officer and joined Missouri LAGERS in April of 2017. His responsibilities include assisting the Chief Investment Officer and the Director of investments with managing LAGERS’ investment portfolio. This includes sharing in the responsibility of the management of the investment portfolio, including ongoing portfolio management of all managers and assets, conducting new manager search processes, assisting in asset allocation and risk allocation decisions, as well as the asset/liability study that is conducted every 5 years.
Prior to joining LAGERS, Justin served as a Research Analyst at Lynx Investment Advisory in Washington, DC where he conducted investment analysis, portfolio management, and financial consultation to institutions and high net worth individuals. Prior to his position at Lynx he was Manager of Trading and Operations at Silver Leaf Partners where he managed trading and operations staff while providing execution and prime brokerage services to hedge fund clients. He has served on multiple boards for the Washington CFA Society, the Washington Association of Money Managers, and currently serves an officer on the Financial Advisory Council at Shippensburg University.
Justin earned a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania in 2011. He earned the Chartered Financial Analyst and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designations in 2015. In his free time Justin enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing pool, and cheering on his favorite football teams, The Ohio State Buckeyes and Philadelphia Eagles.