NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Rockefeller Capital Management today announced that Christopher Randazzo will join the firm as Head of Wealth Management and Head of Technology & Operations. He will also join the Executive Committee. Rockefeller Capital Management, an independent financial services firm, is led by President and Chief Executive Officer Gregory J. Fleming and offers wealth management, asset management and strategic advisory services to ultra- and high-net-worth families, institutional investors and corporations.
“As the importance of seamless, integrated technology solutions continues to grow for both clients and advisors, Chris’s experience developing and implementing state-of-the-art solutions at large organizations is invaluable,” said Fleming. “He possesses a unique combination of expertise in both wealth and asset management as well as in technology. Chris understands how top Advisors leverage technology to better serve their clients, and he will be critically important in developing the best-in-class tools that will underpin Rockefeller Wealth Management’s differentiated service offerings.”
Randazzo was previously the Chief Information Officer for Global Wealth Management and Investment Management at Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for the strategic direction of technology platforms across the businesses. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Randazzo was the Chief Information Officer for Global Wealth and Investment Management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch from 2008 to 2013. He joined Merrill Lynch in 1994 and held a variety of other senior technology roles at the firm.
Rockefeller Capital Management, which launched this month following the acquisition of Rockefeller & Co., is broadening its wealth and asset management capabilities and developing strategic advisory for the first time.
“At Rockefeller, we are investing in our people, systems and products so that we can offer clients truly differentiated results,” said Fleming. “We are pleased to welcome Chris as part of this evolution.”
The firm expects to continue to add senior talent and invest in the business with new growth capital from the ownership group.
About Rockefeller Capital Management
Rockefeller Capital Management is a leading independent financial services firm offering wealth management, asset management and strategic advisory, serving ultra- and high-net-worth individuals as well as institutions that include foundations, endowments and corporations. As of December 31, 2017, the firm had approximately $18.3 billion in assets under advisement, with offices in New York, Boston and Washington, DC.