Nic Johnson Portfolio Manager, Commodities & Quantitative Strategies Share Share Share via LinkedIn Share via Facebook Share via Twitter Share via Email Add Add Download Download Print Print Mr. Johnson is a managing director in the Newport Beach office and a portfolio manager focusing on commodity, quantitative, and multi-asset strategies. He specializes in structural risk premiums as well as overall portfolio construction, and leads both the commodity and quantitative strategies portfolio management groups. In 2012 he co-authored “Intelligent Commodity Indexing,” published by McGraw-Hill. Prior to joining PIMCO in 2004, he was a research fellow at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, helping to develop Mars missions and new methods of autonomous navigation. He has 15 years of investment experience and holds a master’s degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago and an undergraduate degree from California Polytechnic State University.