Timothy Pettee


Chief Investment Officer

SunAmerica Asset Management

Timothy Pettee joined SunAmerica Asset Management in January 2003 as Chief Investment Officer. He chairs the firm’s Portfolio Policy and Brokerage & Soft Dollar committees, and was formerly the Director of Research. He has held numerous management, research and investment positions during his 29-year career in the financial services industry. Prior to SunAmerica, Mr. Pettee was executive vice president and Global Director of Research for Schroder Investment Management, where he oversaw a team of more than 80 analysts around the world and managed a U. S. large-cap portfolio product group. Prior to Schroder, he was Director of Research with U.S. Trust Company of New York and co-managed that firm’s small-cap retail funds and research core products. He also held several positions in research and portfolio management at Alliance Capital Management from January 1990 through January 1998.

Mr. Pettee began his career as a sell-side research analyst focusing on the U.S. airline sector and was named to the Institutional Investor “All-American Team” rankings in the 1980s.

 

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Jay Merchant


Co-Portfolio Manager and Vice President

SunAmerica Asset Management

Mr. Merchant joined SunAmerica in July 2007 as a vice president and senior research analyst specializing in Global Resources (Energy and Materials) companies.  Prior to joining SunAmerica, Mr. Merchant was a research analyst at Swergold Capital, a long/short technology hedge fund. Prior to that, he held equity research positions at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin and Citigroup Asset Management, covering the Technology and Global Telecommunications sectors, respectively. He received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. He holds the CFA Charter designation and is a current member of the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA).

 

About SunAmerica Asset Management

SunAmerica Asset Management manages and/or administers a family of mutual funds across many investment disciplines as well as a portion of the underlying separate account assets of SunAmerica Retirement Markets and VALIC variable annuities.

Jay Merchant