Sean joined NEPC in March 2000, with his investment experience beginning in 1998. Sean oversees our alternative assets group and works with all aspects relating to the alternative asset investment class. He works with all types of clients in designing alternative asset class investment policy guidelines, portfolio structuring, plan implementation, manager selection, and performance measurement and monitoring. Sean is a member of the firm’s Alternative Asset Investment, Partners Research and Partners Executive Committees.
Prior to joining NEPC, Sean worked as an associate at M.B.G. Associates, a human resources consulting firm, where he researched and analyzed employment law issues. While in law school, Sean worked for the Cook County State's Attorney Office, where he helped prepare felony prosecutions. Additionally, while pursuing his legal studies, he served as a floor clerk at the Chicago Board of Trade for Refco. Earlier, Sean worked for Smith Barney Shearson where he prepared quarterly portfolio reviews for dozens of high net worth and pension fund clients.
Sean received his J.D. in Corporate Law from Loyola University of Chicago, his M.B.A. in Finance and Investments from the University of Notre Dame and his B.S.F.S. in International Economics from Georgetown University. He has been admitted to the Massachusetts Bar. He also became an inaugural Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designee in 2003, and is a CFA charter holder.