Rick M. Rieder 83B
Chief Investment Officer and Co-Head, Fixed Income–Americas
New York, New York
Rick M. Rieder is managing director, head of Fixed Income Alternatives for BlackRock. He was formerly the president and CEO of R3 Capital Partners.
Rieder has served as vice chair of the Borrowing committee for the US Treasury; a delegate to the Council on Foreign Relations; a member of the board of trustees for the Lehman Brothers Corporate Pension Fund; head of the New York MLEC/SIV negotiations for the US Treasury; and a presenter to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, European Central Bank, IMF, and Department of the Treasury. He also serves on the board of trustees of Goizueta Business School and the Committee for the Center for Celiac Research at the University of Maryland.
Rieder is passionate about urban educational improvement in the United States and serves on a number of boards, including as the chair of the board of trustees of North Star Academy Charter School of Newark and as a member of the National Leadership Council of Communities in Schools.
He holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a Beta Gamma Sigma BBA from Emory, winning the Wall Street Journal Outstanding Student in Finance Award and the Professors Award for Outstanding Finance Student upon graduation. In addition, in 2005 he received the Emory Business School Distinguished Alumni award.
He was elected an alumni trustee of in 2008 and a term trustee in 2014.