Managing Director, Head of NB Custom Direct Investing (NB CDI)
Ram Ramaswamy, Managing Director, joined the firm in 2017. Ram is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of NB Custom Direct Investing (CDI)™, responsible for managing customized separate accounts across an array of investment strategies spanning active, core, hedged and client-tailored blends. Prior to joining the firm, Ram spent more than 16 years as a member of Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Alternative Investment and Manager Selection (AIMS) Group, where he was responsible for selecting, monitoring and allocating funds in various asset classes, including credit, macro, commodity, real assets and quantitative strategies for institutional, high net worth, third-party clients and advisory mandates. While there, Ram helped build the AIMS platform to over $100 billion, creating innovative investment solutions, managing portfolio construction for multi-manager portfolios, implementing factor-driven asset allocation models and leading the risk management efforts. Ram has advised institutional and high net worth clients on various topics ranging from asset allocation, investment strategy, manager selection and risk management. Ram received his BE in Engineering from University of Madras, an MS in Engineering from Rutgers University School of Engineering and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.