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Our Investment Team - Institutional | Wilmington Trust

Investment Management


Our Investment Team

Deep experience to power your portfolio and manage risk.
Tony Roth
Chief Investment Officer
 
    

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Tony Roth is Chief Investment Officer for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. As head of its Investment Committee, he plays a key role in developing and delivering investment services to wealth, institutional, and brokerage clients. He also provides strategic direction for the firm's asset management investment activities, including asset allocation, manager research, and portfolio construction.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2014, Tony was Chief Investment Officer for Aquitaine Management and UBS Wealth Management Americas, respectively. Earlier in his career, he was founder and co-head of the Advisory Services Division at Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc., served as director of the Family Wealth Group at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., and was a tax attorney at Cleary Gottlieb in New York.

Tony earned his law degree from Harvard Law School. He holds a master's degree in French and International Tax Law from Université Panthéon Sorbonne, and graduated magna cum laude from Brown University with a degree in Philosophy.
Economist

Luke Tilley
Chief Economist
 
    

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As the Chief Economist of Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors and member of its Investment Committee, Luke Tilley develops forecasts of the U.S. and international economies, as well as researches emerging issues to support and enhance the firm's investment strategy. Luke is also responsible for communicating the economic outlook and investment strategy to clients and the public.

Prior to joining Wilmington Trust in 2015, Luke was Officer and Economic Advisor with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Earlier in his career, Luke worked as a senior economist at IHS Global Insight and as an economist for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Luke holds a master's degree and a Ph.D. in Economics from Temple University, and a bachelor's degree in Economics and History from James Madison University. He is a former adjunct faculty member at Temple University and formerly served on the board of directors of the Pennsylvania Economic Association. In addition, Luke is President of the Philadelphia Council for Business Economics, a chapter of the National Association for Business Economics.
Institutional

Matt Glaser
Head of Equity Research
    
Stephen A. Seivold
Vice President
    

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Matt has more than two decades of experience in the equity and institutional investments industry. He previously worked for Lazard Asset Management as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Lazard Master Alternatives Fund. Earlier in his career, he served as Chief of Investment Strategies and Executive Managing Director at Turner Investments, where he was a member of the Executive Management Group and Enterprise Risk Committee, with oversight responsibility for the Turner Spectrum Fund. Matt also worked at Susquehanna International Group and as a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan and Robertson Stephens.

Matt holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in History from Wesleyan University.

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Steve is responsible for the management of a variety of institutional portfolios, including pension and profit sharing plans, foundations, and endowment funds for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Inc., the investment advisory arm of M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust.

Steve joined Wilmington Trust in 2007 and has nearly two decades of experience in the financial services industry. Earlier in his career, Steve was an investment advisor for T. Rowe Price in Baltimore and also worked in a variety of management roles for several nonprofit organizations.

Steve holds a bachelor's degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and he is s a registered financial representative holding the FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 66 licenses.
Christopher Sporcic
Investment Officer and Institutional Portfolio Manager    



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Christopher is responsible for the management of a variety of institutional portfolios, including pension and profit sharing plans, foundations, and endowment funds.

Christopher joined the organization in 2010 and has over eight years of experience in the financial services industry.

Christopher earned his B.S. degree in Physics with a secondary concentration in Mathematics from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He also has an MBA from Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business. Christopher is a registered financial representative holding the FINRA Series 7 and Series 65 licenses and is a CFA Level II candidate.
Fixed Income

Dominick D'Eramo
Head of Fixed Income
 
    
Tom Pierce
Head of Fixed Income Search & Strategy
    
Randy Vogel
Director of Taxable Credit Research, Sr Portfolio Manager    

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As the head of fixed income for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, Dominick D'Eramo directs 30 investment professionals, including portfolio managers, credit analysts, and traders managing taxable and tax-exempt assets. He is responsible for the active management of institutional fixed income client relationships, including pensions and endowments, community banking relationships, schools, hospitals, and state and local governments. Dominick is also a voting member of the Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors (WTIA) Investment Committee, which formulates the firm's asset allocation strategy, manager selection, and portfolio construction processes.

Dominick joined Wilmington Trust in 1986 as a Senior Fixed Income Trader, supervising all trading of securities including money market instruments, Treasuries, agencies, and corporate debt. During his tenure with the firm, he also served as a Senior Fixed Income Investment Officer and most recently as Director of Institutional Fixed Income, where he oversaw all institutional fixed income operations and staff management.

Dominick holds an MBA from Widener University and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware. He is a member of the Financial Analysts of Philadelphia and has served as a grader for the Chartered Financial Analyst exam.

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Tom Pierce has more than two decades of experience in the investment industry, encompassing multiple asset classes. He is responsible for managing Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors' Manager Strategies Group, which selects managers and vehicles for traditional and alternative investments. In addition, Tom manages a team of portfolio managers that runs both public and private multi-manager funds, as well as a multi-asset portfolio construction team.

Tom is also a co-portfolio manager and the investment architect of M&T Bank's Unified Managed Account "Portfolio Architect" series of managed accounts, which he has managed since the product's inception in 1997. A member of the firm's Investment Committee, Tom also co-manages M&T Bank's defined benefit pension portfolio and is a consultant for M&T's bank-owned life insurance portfolio.

Tom holds a master's degree from the University of Chicago and a bachelor's degree in Economics from Washington University in St. Louis.

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Randy Vogel is responsible for all investment-grade credit research for taxable fixed income at Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors. He oversees the credit review process, which includes a thorough analysis and review of approved issuers. Randy is also responsible for assisting in the management of taxable fixed income portfolios. He provides a thorough analysis of trends in the credit markets and relative value opportunities. His analysis focuses on identifying relative value opportunities that may help to maximize performance and minimize risk across taxable fixed income portfolios.

Randy rejoined Wilmington Trust in 2008 after spending two years with PNC Capital Advisors as a Senior Credit Analyst covering the banking, brokerage, utility, and telecommunication industries. He holds an MBA from Temple University and a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Delaware. He received his CFA designation in 2000 and is a member of the CFA Society of Philadelphia.






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