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Dan Houlihan

Head of Asset Servicing, Americas

Dan Houlihan is Executive Vice President and Head of Northern Trust Asset Servicing - Americas, a leading provider of custody, banking, fund administration, investor servicing and outsourced solutions across the front, middle and back office to both institutional asset owners and fund managers throughout the region. The broad client range includes fund management firms, large corporations, insurance companies, public funds and not-for-profit entities, including endowments, foundations and healthcare companies. 

Dan joined Northern Trust in 2008 as the Global Head of Product and Strategy for the Investment Operations Outsourcing business.  He then spent eight years as Head of Global Fund Services in North America, responsible for servicing the region’s fund manager clients. 

Prior to joining Northern Trust, Dan spent 19 years in numerous leadership positions for investment management, technology, and services companies. Among these, he was President of Citisoft, Inc. where he was responsible for executing their North American strategy. 

Dan currently serves as Chairman of the Board for the National Investment Company Service Association (NICSA) and as a Director on the Advisors Investment Trust.


Dan's Insights & Research

The reasons for managing investments in-house are clear – but the right operational infrastructure to support the investment process is crucial to success.

Head of Asset Servicing Dan Houlihan discusses the evolution of outsourcing with Jonathan Brodsky, founder of Cedar Street Asset Management.