Managing Director, Portfolio Advisory
Armando is a Managing Director on the Portfolio Advisory team and has over 26 years of experience dedicated to alternative investments. He is responsible for alternative investment programs in the Americas and focuses on portfolio construction and manager selection, providing customized investment recommendations and regular portfolio updates across alternative investment programs.
Prior to joining Aksia in 2021, Armando was a Senior Vice President on the Private Funds Group at PineBridge Investments, where he was responsible for sourcing, evaluating, and executing private fund investments on a global basis. Before that, Armando spent 15 years at TIAA-CREF. There he held several roles in alternative investments research and portfolio management and most recently was Portfolio Manager on TCAM Distressed Opportunities Fund at TIAA-CREF. Armando was also an Associate at J.P. Morgan as a member of the Private Placements group, where he supported structuring and due diligence of such offerings.
Armando graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a BS in Accounting and holds an MBA in Finance from Columbia Business School.