Jeremy J. Heer, CFA
Senior Portfolio Manager

Jeremy is the senior portfolio manager for the strategy group. In this role, he supports the managing director of strategy in developing and managing the overall investment strategy for the endowment. Jeremy also helps manage the global macro portion of the University’s hedge fund portfolio. He has previously served as the senior portfolio manager for the University’s investments in private equity limited partnerships.

Prior to joining the University in 2010, Jeremy was a partner at Singer Partners, where he designed and implemented global macro and asset allocation strategies. Previously, he was an asset allocation analyst at UBS Global Investment Management (2004-2009) and Morgan Stanley Investment Management (2003-2004). Jeremy also has worked in risk management and derivatives-related roles for Morgan Stanley and Cargill Investor Services.

Jeremy earned an MBA with concentrations in finance and statistics from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a BS in finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a CFA Charterholder, a grader of the exam, and a contributor to the curriculum. He also volunteers for the CFA Society of Chicago and currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors. Jeremy is  a CAIA Charterholder and serves on CAIA’s Allocator Advisory Board. He also volunteers for CFA Society Chicago.