Investing to make an enduring impact on our world

Nuveen has supported the financial futures of millions of investors for more than 120 years. The firm invests in the growth of businesses, real estate, infrastructure, farmland and forests while building long-term relationships with clients from all over the globe. With expertise across income and alternatives, and as one of the first in the industry to practise responsible investing, Nuveen continues to expand their capabilities while maintaining their legacy as a leading investment manager.

What sets Nuveen apart?

  1. A heritage of excellence: Proven performance across a wide range of portfolio offerings since 1898
  2. Global scale: Recognized as one of the largest investment managers with specialist expertise around the globe
  3. Investing alongside clients: Investing materially alongside clients ensures strong alignment with their interests
  4. Financial stability with long-term focus: Private ownership under TIAA (Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America) expands the firm’s scale and resources while reinforcing long-term investment objectives

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Founded 1898

26 Countries

92 Offices

900+ Investment Professionals

1.2T AUM

AUM in $USD as at
March 31, 2024


Nuveen Investment Team

  • Stephen M. Liberatore, CFAHead of ESG/Impact – Global Fixed Income

    Steve is the lead portfolio manager for Nuveen’s fixed income strategies that incorporate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria and Impact investments, including those that comprise the Core Impact Bond, Short Duration Impact Bond and Green Bond composites. He is also a member of the Investment Committee.

    Steve serves on the ICMA Green Bond Principles Advisory Council and was a member of the initial executive committee. He is a member of the UN Capital Development Fund’s working group on Climate Insurance Linked Resilient Infrastructure Finance and serves on the UN’s Joint Sustainable Development Goals Fund’s Blue Economy Investor Advisory Group. He also serves on S&P’s Global Ratings ESG Leadership Council. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and a subject matter expert across media outlets, such as Bloomberg, CNBC, The Economist and The Wall Street Journal. He and his team were awarded “Investor of the Year” at Environmental Finance’s 2020 Bond Awards. Before joining the firm in 2004, he held roles at Nationwide Mutual Insurance and Protective Life.

    Steve graduated with a B.Sc. from the State University of New York at Buffalo and an MBA in Finance and Operations from Wake Forest University. He holds the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Society of North Carolina and the CFA Institute.

  • Jessica Zarzycki, CFAPortfolio Manager

    Jessica is a portfolio manager for Nuveen’s global fixed income team. She is an integral part of the ESG/Impact fixed income strategy team and co-portfolio manager on the Core Impact Bond, Global Core Impact Bond, Green Bond and Short Duration Impact Bond strategies. She is a frequent panelist and speaker at ESG and Impact conferences and was a member of the ICMA Advisory Board (2020-21), which provides insight and guidance to the Executive Committee on issues affecting the Green, Social and Sustainable Bond markets.

    Jessica joined the firm in 2008 as an agency MBS analyst before joining the International/EMD sector team as a European sovereign and agency analyst. Jessica’s analyst responsibilities included sovereigns and local markets throughout Western and Eastern Europe. Prior to Nuveen, she worked at Citi Global Wealth Management (GWM), helping to manage liquidity and risk of the GWM balance sheet.

    Jessica graduated with a B.Sc. in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from The Ohio State University. She holds the CFA designation and is a member of the CFA Society New York and the CFA Institute.