Justin Lenarcic, CAIA
Global Alternative Investment Strategist
Wells Fargo Investment Institute
Wells Fargo & Company
Justin Lenarcic is a global alternative investment strategist for Global Alternative Investments (GAI), a division of Wells Fargo Investment Institute. GAI manages proprietary and non‐proprietary alternative investment products and services—including derivative strategies, hedge funds, private debt, private equity, and private real estate offerings—that complement traditional investment portfolios.
In his current role, Mr. Lenarcic researches alternative strategies, including developing strategy convictions, sourcing, constructing recommended portfolios, and publishing alternative investment commentary. Prior to joining Wells Fargo in 2007, Mr. Lenarcic worked as a quantitative equity analyst. He has more than 16 years of experience in financial services.
Mr. Lenarcic earned a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA℠) designee and is located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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