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Jose Minaya


Jose Minaya is Chief Executive Officer of Nuveen, a leading global asset management firm with more than $1 trillion under management. Responsible for driving the firm’s vision, strategy and day-to-day operations, he and his leadership team set and execute key growth initiatives and oversee the firm’s investment teams, product strategy and management and client businesses. Minaya chairs the Nuveen Executive Committee, is a member of parent company TIAA’s Executive Committee, and serves as the executive sponsor of the Inclusion and Diversity initiative for TIAA, working to build and promote a diverse and inclusive environment across the company.

Previously, he served as President and Chief Investment Officer of Nuveen, responsible for overseeing all global operating and investment activities across equities, fixed income, real estate, private markets, natural resources, alternatives and responsible investments. He joined TIAA in 2004 after more than 29 years of investment experience at firms including AIG, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. He sits on the board of Trustees of Manhattan College, where he earned a bachelor’s in finance, and the board of advisors of the Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where he earned an MBA. In addition to those, he serves on the boards of multiple companies and charitable organizations, including Moody’s, the National Forest Foundation, the Investment Company Institute, the Investment Committee of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution, and as chair of the Governing Board of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation.