Cris is a senior member of the Sales & Relationship Management team at M.D. Sass, a diversified, boutique asset manager established in 1972 and headquartered in New York that today manages over $7B for pensions, endowments/foundations, private banks, RIAs, family offices and high net worths. He is responsible for positioning and servicing clients across the firm’s spectrum of equity, fixed income, hedge fund and private equity strategies and has been with M.D. Sass for 11 years. Prior to joining the firm in 2005, Cris spent 8 years at J.P Morgan Asset Management in a variety of Sales, Marketing and Relationship Management roles ultimately as a Client Portfolio Manager within the firm’s U.S. Equity Group. Cris is a CFA Charterholder and graduated with B.A. in Economics from Columbia University.