Robertson Stephens Hires Two Managing Directors, New Chief Investment Officer

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Michael Zaninovich has joined Robertson Stephens Advisors as a Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer. Robertson Stephens has also hired Mary Gail Sycamore as a Managing Director and Director of Fixed Income.

As Chief Investment Officer, Zaninovich will be responsible for leading the Robertson Stephens Investment Committee. He brings over 20 years of award-winning experience in investment management to the firm: “I’m a strong believer in Robertson Stephens’ partnership culture, research-driven investment approach, and high-touch client service.” Before coming to Robertson Stephens, Zaninovich was a Senior Vice President and Senior Investment Strategist at Wells Fargo Private Bank, where he was responsible for managing and structuring multi-asset class portfolios for ultra-high net worth clients. Zaninovich was the top-ranked investment strategist for the Wells Fargo Private Bank in 2008 and the #3 investment strategist nationwide for 2011. In 2013, Zaninovich was awarded the prestigious Concord Elite distinction for the third time in five years. Before joining Wells Fargo, he was a partner in two long/short hedge funds and a consultant to a global macro hedge fund.

Sycamore has over 20 years of experience in the investment industry specializing in managing fixed income portfolios for high net worth and institutional clients. As Director of Fixed Income she will be a member of the Robertson Stephens Investment Committee, helping to set overall investment strategy for the firm. Before joining Robertson Stephens, Sycamore was a Senior Investment Manager at Wells Fargo Private Bank as well as a member of the Fixed Income Strategy Team. She worked extensively with clients, managing and structuring income oriented portfolios, with an emphasis on tax efficiency.

Robertson Stephens Advisors is an independent, privately owned firm that is known for its research-driven investment process and high-touch client service. Joe Piazza, Chairman and CEO of Robertson Stephens, is pleased to have Zaninovich and Sycamore join the firm: “Michael will be a strong CIO and leader of our Investment Policy Committee; and Mary Gail will be very important to our firm and our clients given her expertise in fixed income, an important asset class for clients.”

About Robertson Stephens Advisors LLC

Robertson Stephens Advisors, a subsidiary of the holding company Robertson Stephens LLC, provides independent, objective and conflict-free advice and asset management services to high net worth individuals and families. The firm follows a deliberate process of exploring clients' near-term, lifestyle and liquidity needs, along with long-term wealth preservation and legacy initiative creation goals. A staff of highly experienced professionals provides access to a global group of asset managers across a broad spectrum of appropriate asset classes.

Robertson Stephens prides itself on creating "A Culture of Exceptionalism,” with a corporate mission to provide a level of service to clients unmatched in the industry.

None of the Company, Robertson Stephens LLC, or any of its subsidiaries are in any way affiliated with Sandy Robertson or Paul Stephens, two of the founders of the former Robertson Stephens, Inc., nor are we in any way affiliated with RS Investments, a financial services firm headquartered in San Francisco, with offices globally.

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Robertson Stephens Advisors LLC
Robin Nakao, 415-500-6810
rnakao@rsadv.com
www.rsadv.com

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Contacts

Robertson Stephens Advisors LLC
Robin Nakao, 415-500-6810
rnakao@rsadv.com
www.rsadv.com