Jose Garza

Portfolio Manager, Thematic

Jose Garza is Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager supporting Rockefeller Asset Management’s thematic equity offerings, including the Climate Solutions Strategy, the Ocean Engagement Strategy, and the Global Innovation Strategy. Prior to joining Rockefeller in June 2021, Mr. Garza served as Portfolio Manager at GAMCO Investors, Inc. from 2018-2021 across energy, utility, and infrastructure funds.  Principally, Mr. Garza was co-PM across the Gabelli global utility strategies, with $2.5 billion in AUM investing in products, services, or equipment companies for the generation or distribution of electricity, gas, and water.  Mr. Garza began his career at GAMCO in 2007 as a member of the Utilities research team and rejoined the firm upon completing his graduate studies in 2013 as a research analyst covering Water and Infrastructure companies.

Mr. Garza earned a dual B.A. in Economics and Biology from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School, where he participated in the school’s renowned Value Investing Program.