Sheryl Tierney, CFA®

Director of ESG Research & Engagement

Sheryl Tierney, CFA, is Managing Director and Director of ESG Research & Engagement, Portfolio Manager for Rockefeller Asset Management. Ms. Tierney leads the ESG-integration and company engagement efforts across Rockefeller’s investment platform and is also responsible for overseeing Rockefeller’s frameworks for materiality mapping, incorporating ESG metrics into valuation models, quantifying ESG improvement, and assessing climate risks and opportunities. Prior to joining Rockefeller in August 2021, Ms. Tierney was a Senior Research Analyst evaluating ESG processes and ranked managers for inclusion in multi-asset and multi-manager portfolios for Russell Investments.  Prior to joining Russell, Ms. Tierney spent two decades at First Eagle Investment Management, where she was a Senior Equity Analyst responsible for healthcare and consumer stocks.

Ms. Tierney is the recipient of several industry awards, most recently the 2019 Women in Asset Management Award. She received a B.A. from Boston College, where she graduated magma cum laude, and a post-baccalaureate certification from Columbia University.  She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (R) charter holder and a Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting (FSA) credential holder.