Austin Pickle, CFA
Investment Strategy Analyst
Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Wells Fargo & Company
Austin Pickle is an investment strategy analyst for Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a subsidiary of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., which is focused on delivering the highest quality investment expertise and advice to help investors manage risk and succeed financially. Wells Fargo Investment Institute serves Wealth and Investment Management, a division of Wells Fargo & Company comprised of Wells Fargo Private Bank, Wells Fargo Advisors, and Abbot Downing businesses.
Mr. Pickle is an investment strategy analyst for the global real assets strategy team headed by John Laforge. The team develops strategic and tactical asset allocation recommendations and market commentary for real assets, which includes real estate investment trusts (REITs), master limited partnerships (MLPs), and commodities. Prior to joining Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Mr. Pickle held a variety of roles over eight years with Fidelity Investments, most recently as a fixed income specialist analyzing and constructing bond portfolios for high net worth clients.
Mr. Pickle earned a Minor in Mathematics, a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master of Arts in International Business from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. He is also a CFA® Charterholder. He is located in Sarasota, FL.
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