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Rockefeller Asset Management Names Tim Skiendzielewski Associate Portfolio Manager, Expanding its Small and SMid Cap Investing Team

Rockefeller Asset Management Names Tim Skiendzielewski Associate Portfolio Manager, Expanding its Small and SMid Cap Investing Team


New York, June 20, 2023

Rockefeller Asset Management (“Rockefeller” or “the Firm”), the asset management arm of Rockefeller Capital Management, today announced the appointment of Tim Skiendzielewski, a respected investment management professional, as Associate Portfolio Manager for U.S. Small and SMid Cap strategies.

In his new role, Skiendzielewski will work closely with Jason Kotik, Lead Portfolio Manager for U.S. Small and SMid Cap strategies, assisting in the management of Rockefeller’s investment portfolios. He also will support expansion of the firm’s Small and SMid Cap platform, including the launching of new strategies and vehicles. He will report to Casey Clark, President and Chief Investment Officer of Rockefeller Asset Management.

Skiendzielewski brings 14 years of experience in the investment field, most recently at abrdn where he served as Lead Portfolio Manager for the firm’s U.S. Small Cap, U.S. SMid Cap, and U.S. SMid Sustainable Leaders strategies. Previously, he held roles at Morgan Stanley, Promontory Financial Group, and Navigant Consulting. Skiendzielewski holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and management from Georgetown University and an MBA in finance, accounting, and strategic management from the University of Chicago. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst®.

Rockefeller Asset Management currently has over $950 million in client assets across its Small and SMid Cap strategies.1 With a 34-year history in Small Cap Equity, the firm is committed to identifying compelling long-term investments in quality companies with durable business models, enduring growth, and management teams that can execute.

“We are delighted to welcome Tim to Rockefeller Asset Management,” said Kotik, who worked previously with Skiendzielewski for more than a decade. “I look forward to partnering again as we seek to deliver strong returns and provide clients with our combined experience and expertise.”

Added Clark: “Tim’s appointment expands our ability to deliver differentiated solutions in capacity constrained asset classes that we believe will allow us to generate alpha and identify new opportunities for our clients. His track record and skills are perfect complements to Rockefeller’s platform of leading portfolio managers and boutique culture.”

Skiendzielewski’s appointment is the latest in a series over the past two years, including Kotik, Alex Petrone, Director of Fixed Income; Sheryl Tierney, Director of ESG Research and Engagement; Charlie DyReyes, Portfolio Manager for Global Equities and Director of Research; and Jose Garza, Portfolio Manager for Thematic Investments.

About Rockefeller Asset Management

Rockefeller Asset Management serves institutions, financial professionals, and other institutionally-minded investors through equity, fixed income, and alternative solutions that seek outperformance driven by a disciplined investment process. As part of the Rockefeller ecosystem, Rockefeller Asset Management convenes global networks to generate insights and outcomes not commonly found in the investment community. With over 30 years of intellectual capital from pioneering global investing and ESG leadership, and decades of constructive shareholder engagement, Rockefeller Asset Management is committed to continually building partnerships and expanding its platform that seeks to put clients and their performance first. As of March 31, 2023, Rockefeller Asset Management had $11.2 billion assets under management.

References and Disclosures

1. Figure as of March 31, 2023. Inclusive of AUM and AUA.

Investing involves risk, including risk of loss. Small and mid capitalization stocks generally involve higher risks in some respects than do investments in stocks of larger companies and may be more volatile.

Rockefeller Capital Management is the marketing name for Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. and its affiliates. Investment advisory, asset management and fiduciary activities are performed by the following affiliates of Rockefeller Capital Management: Rockefeller & Co. LLC, Rockefeller Trust Company, N.A. and The Rockefeller Trust Company (Delaware), as the case may be. Rockefeller Asset Management is a division of Rockefeller & Co. LLC and the “Firm” for purposes of the Global Investment Performance Standards (“GIPS®”). Rockefeller Asset Management has been independently verified for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2021. Effective January 1, 2018, the Firm was redefined to include the management of fixed income strategies for periods dating back to January 1, 2012. A complete list and description of the firm’s composites and/or a presentation that adheres to the GIPS standards is available upon request.