Jim Masturzo

Head of Asset Allocation, Research Affiliates

Mr. Masturzo is a senior vice president and head of asset allocation at Research Affiliates, a subadvisor to PIMCO. In this role, he oversees both the quantitative modeling used to generate the firm’s tactically managed multi-asset portfolios and the trade direction related to the firm’s portfolio of asset allocation products. In addition, he is responsible for driving the data and analytics available within the firm's public asset allocation resources, supporting the clear and accurate communication of Research Affiliates' strategic views, and promoting the use of the asset allocation website. 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.