Jim Masturzo

Asset Allocation, Research Affiliates

Mr. Masturzo is a senior vice president at Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. He focuses on global tactical asset allocation and is responsible for codifying expected return methodologies across all major asset classes. In addition, he acts as a product manager for the firm's publicly available asset allocation resources, supporting the clear and accurate communication of Research Affiliates' strategic views and promoting the use of the asset allocation website. He is also involved in RAFI™ strategy development and management, focused primarily on fixed income and commodity strategies. Prior to joining Research Affiliates, he worked at Bloomberg, specializing in portfolio analytics. In this role, he advised portfolio managers on best practices related to performance measurement, attribution and risk analytics for equity and fixed income portfolios. He holds an MBA from the Duke University Fuqua School of Business and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Cornell University.