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Financial Intermediary
Learn about asset management solutions designed for Retirement Plan Advisors, TAMPs/Outsourcing Providers, Subadvisory Program Sponsors, RIAs/Financial Advisors and Trust Institutions.
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Learn about asset management solutions including: global index management, active equity and fixed income, target retirement date funds, and manager of manager programs.
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Index Management

 
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Strategic, Global Expertise

As a pioneer in the field of index management, we have the scale of resources to help meet your needs. Combining strategic market insight and sophisticated research with highly effective execution, our thoughtful approach can help you meet your complex investment challenges. We offer:

  • Solutions tailored to meet the needs of institutional and high net worth investors
  • Mutual funds tracking global and domestic indices
  • Broad and deep access to global developed, emerging and frontier markets
  • Efficient market exposure to leading benchmarks, including MSCI, FTSE and Standard & Poor’s

Providing Intelligent Indexing® Solutions
To maximize your index investment returns and preserve wealth over the long-term, we believe providing low-cost market exposure is vital. Using our disciplined and transparent Intelligent Indexing process, backed by industry-leading technology, our goal is to replicate benchmark characteristics – considering risk, liquidity and transaction costs at every stage.

We build successful cost-efficient strategies on four pillars:

  • Understanding the total cost spectrum
  • Managing index change strategically
  • Using a range of trading options
  • Applying multi-dimensional risk control

A Range of Vehicles to Meet Your Needs
Choosing the right vehicle is important to your investments' overall success. We offer a full range of structures and we work with you to determine which one best suits your needs – considering tax status, domicile, liquidity, compliance and flexibility.

Want to Learn More?
Find out how Northern Trust's Intelligent Indexing process and nearly 50 years' experience in index management can help you fulfill your index objectives.

Michelle Griffin

Michelle Griffin

Investment Relationship Manager - West
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Michelle Griffin

Investment Relationship Manager - West
 

Michelle Griffin is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Michelle focuses on new business development within the financial intermediary channel. She primarily works with registered investment advisors and financial institutions throughout the Western U.S., identifying investment product solutions to help support and grow their practices. Michelle has more than 25 years of financial services experience, including corporate lending, treasury management, trust/custody services, and private asset management. Since joining Northern Trust in 1988, Michelle has been senior relationship manager for the financial markets and Wall Street institutional relationships, and she managed the Western States’ Large Corporate Fortune 500 client portfolio. She earned a Bachelor of Science in management from Purdue University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Michelle holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 65 securities licenses.

Susan Weeks

Susan Weeks

Investment Relationship Manager - Southeast
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Susan Weeks

Susan Weeks

Investment Relationship Manager - Southeast
 

Susan Weeks is a Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Susan focuses on new business development within the financial intermediary channel. She primarily works with registered investment advisors and financial institutions throughout the Southeast U.S., identifying investment product solutions to help support and grow their practices. Susan has more than 18 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2012, her career included retirement plan and mutual fund distribution-related positions at ING, GE Asset Management, Merrill Lynch, State Street Research and Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust. Susan holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses, and she is a CRPS® (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist).

Brian Bursua

Brian Bursua

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Brian Bursua

Brian Bursua

Investment Relationship Manager
 

Brian Bursua is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Brian is responsible for sales and relationship management in the defined contribution recordkeeping division. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2005, he held a variety of sales and service positions in the retirement and retail operations of Safeco Mutual Funds, where he worked for six years. Brian earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Illinois University, and he holds FINRA Series 6 and Series 63 securities licenses.

Pat Gaskin

Pat Gaskin

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Pat Gaskin

Investment Relationship Manager
 

Patrick Gaskin is a Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Pat is responsible for sales and relationship management in the defined contribution recordkeeping division. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2012, he worked at DWS Investments for 12 years, managing client relationships in the retirement, annuity and mutual fund segments. Pat earned a Bachelor of Science from University of Illinois, and he holds FINRA Series 7, Series 63 and Series 24 securities licenses.

Jeffrey Antonacci

Jeffrey Antonacci

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Jeffrey Antonacci

Jeffrey Antonacci

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Jeffrey Antonacci is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As the Director of Financial Intermediary Markets and the Head of Sub-advisory Investment Sales, Jeff is responsible for market development across the financial intermediary channel and leads the sales and relationship management efforts for sub-advisory clients. Before assuming his current role, Jeff was Global Head of RFP (request for proposal) Management; Director, Alternative Investment Specialist; Director, Investment Product Strategy; and Director, Wealth Advisory Investments.

Prior to rejoining Northern Trust in 2005 (he began his career at Northern Trust in 1994), Jeff was a senior investment consultant at Ibbotson Associates. He earned a Bachelor of Science in finance from Indiana University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. Jeff is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the CFA Society of Chicago.

Frank Szymanek

Frank Szymanek

Investment Relationship Manager
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Frank Szymanek

Frank Szymanek

Investment Relationship Manager
 

Frank Szymanek is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. He is an investment relationship manager responsible for market development across the financial intermediary channel and supports the sales and relationship management efforts for sub-advisory and insurance clients. Frank has more than 25 years of investment industry experience and joined Northern Trust in 1994. Previously he was a senior product manager responsible for developing, positioning and servicing fixed income products. He was also a manager of the firm’s institutional client servicing team, and has held a variety of roles including new business development, relationship management and as a portfolio specialist.

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Frank worked at First Chicago Bank, American National Bank and KPMG Peat Marwick. He earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting and economics from Elmhurst College and a JD from John Marshall Law School. Frank is also a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), a CFP (Certified Financial Planner) and a CIMA (Certified Investment Management Analyst). He holds FINRA Series 7, Series 3, Series 63 and Series 24 securities licenses.

Michelle Griffin

Michelle Griffin

Investment Relationship Manager - West
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Michelle Griffin

Michelle Griffin

Investment Relationship Manager - West
 

Michelle Griffin is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Michelle focuses on new business development within the financial intermediary channel. She primarily works with registered investment advisors and financial institutions throughout the Western U.S., identifying investment product solutions to help support and grow their practices. Michelle has more than 25 years of financial services experience, including corporate lending, treasury management, trust/custody services, and private asset management. Since joining Northern Trust in 1988, Michelle has been senior relationship manager for the financial markets and Wall Street institutional relationships, and she managed the Western States’ Large Corporate Fortune 500 client portfolio. She earned a Bachelor of Science in management from Purdue University and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. Michelle holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 65 securities licenses.

Susan Weeks

Susan Weeks

Investment Relationship Manager - Southeast
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Susan Weeks

Susan Weeks

Investment Relationship Manager - Southeast
 

Susan Weeks is a Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Susan focuses on new business development within the financial intermediary channel. She primarily works with registered investment advisors and financial institutions throughout the Southeast U.S., identifying investment product solutions to help support and grow their practices. Susan has more than 18 years of investment industry experience. Prior to joining Northern Trust in 2012, her career included retirement plan and mutual fund distribution-related positions at ING, GE Asset Management, Merrill Lynch, State Street Research and Gibraltar Private Bank and Trust. Susan holds FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 securities licenses, and she is a CRPS® (Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist).

Corinne McClintic

Corinne McClintic

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Corinne McClintic

Corinne McClintic

Investment Relationship Manager
 

Corinne McClintic is a Senior Vice President at Northern Trust Asset Management. As an investment relationship manager, Corinne focuses on new business development within the financial intermediary channel. She primarily works with senior leaders at trust institutions throughout the country, identifying investment product and research solutions to help growth their businesses. Since joining Northern Trust in 1974, Corinne has also served as an investment assistant and a division manager in the Trust Department. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Barat College and an MBA from Loyola University. Corinne is a CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) and served as treasurer for the Investment Analysts Society of Chicago. She holds FINRA Series 6, Series 26 and Series 63 securities licenses and is an investments instructor at the BAI, Illinois Bankers Trust School and Cannon School. Corinne also is an avid volunteer for various charitable organizations.

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Asset Management comprises Northern Trust Investments, Inc., Northern Trust Global Investments Limited, Northern Trust Global Investments Japan, K.K.,NT Global Advisors, Inc. and investment personnel of The Northern Trust Company of Hong Kong Limited and The Northern Trust Company.