Anshul K. Sharma is a managing director and investment strategist within the Global Portfolio Solutions and Institutional Investments group for the Global Wealth & Investment Management (GWIM) division of Bank of America which includes Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. In this role, Anshul is responsible for managing the Alternative Investment Strategy suite of model portfolios and managed solutions, focusing primarily on investment philosophy and strategy selection. He is also a contributor to the investment thought leadership publications and has authored whitepapers focusing on the benefits of incorporating alternative investments into diversified portfolios, the importance of manager selection in the hedge fund space, and the features of market neutral investing.
At U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, Anshul was responsible for developing U.S. Trust’s strategic asset
allocation framework, capital market assumptions, and quantifying tactical asset allocation decisions. Previously, Anshul was an associate in the Research Investment Committee team at Merrill Lynch where he specialized in asset allocation modeling using alternative investments and contributed to commentary on alternative assets.
Prior to joining U.S. Trust, Anshul worked at RCM Capital Management in San Francisco, where he combined quantitative and
fundamental analyses to help manage a domestic large-cap value equity portfolio. Anshul began his career as a proprietary equity trader with Momentum Securities in New York.
Anshul earned his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Lehigh University and earned an M.S. in Financial Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.