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Investment Management Expert

Bob Parise

Practice Lead, Public Funds and Taft-Hartley

Bob Parise is managing director, head of sales and relationship management, and practice lead for public funds and Taft-Hartley plans for the institutional client group at Northern Trust Asset Management. He also is a member of the Business Leadership Council. Bob collaborates across sales and client relationship management to establish business strategy and lead the delivery of investment solutions in the equity, fixed income and alternative asset classes, among others. Bob also is head of relationship management, responsible for the servicing institutional investment clients.


Previously, Bob worked at J.P. Morgan Asset Management where he was co-head of the Americas defined-benefit business, responsible for new business development and relationship management across a group of corporate, public, and Taft-Hartley defined-benefit and defined-contribution retirement plans. Bob has more than 25 years of industry experience, most of it at J.P. Morgan Asset Management and its predecessor firms. Prior to his leadership role in the defined-benefit business, Bob was Midwest regional manager, a client advisor and an institutional sales executive.


Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in business with an emphasis in finance from Western Illinois University and an MBA from DePaul University. He holds Series 3, 7, 24 and 63 licenses.