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Marc Mayer
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer

Marc Mayer is the Chief Executive Officer of Manning & Napier. As the CEO, he is responsible for establishing Firm strategic initiatives, as well as for the day-to-day operations of the firm. 

Before his time at Manning & Napier, Marc was most recently Head of North American Distribution for Schroders in New York. Prior to Schroders, he was Chief Executive Officer at GMO. This followed a 20-year tenure at AllianceBernstein and its predecessor firm, Sanford Bernstein, where Marc rose to the role of Chief Investment Officer of Blend Strategies. At Sanford Bernstein, Marc was Chief Executive Officer of their sell-side research business and also a member of Bernstein’s Board of Directors. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA from Yale University.

    Mayer
    Paul J. Battaglia Jr.
    Chief Financial Officer
    Chief Financial Officer

    Paul Battaglia is the Chief Financial Officer at Manning & Napier with responsibility for directing the fiscal functions of the Firm and management of the Firm’s finance and accounting departments. Paul joined Manning & Napier in 2004 and during this time has overseen the Firm’s strategic planning, budget, financial reporting, and investor relations, including being a member of the team that led the Company through its initial public offering in 2011. Prior to joining Manning & Napier, Paul served as an Audit Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Paul also serves as the Chairman for the Firm’s Product Seeding Committee.

    Paul earned his BBA/MBA in Accounting and Finance from St. Bonaventure University. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

      Paul J. Battaglia Jr.
      Ebrahim Busheri
      Director of Investments
      Director of Investments

      Ebrahim Busheri has served as the Director of Investments at Manning & Napier Advisors, LLC since March 2015. Over his tenure with the Firm, which has spanned from 1988 to 2001 and again from 2011 through present day, Mr. Busheri has held positions of Managing Director, Emerging Growth Group, Head of Technology Group, Head of Consumer Group, and Director of Research. During his hiatus from Manning & Napier from 2001 to 2011, he worked as the Director of Investments at W.P. Stewart and as a Consultant for Heritage Capital. Mr. Busheri earned his BA in Accounting and Economics from Muskingum College and his MBA in Finance from the University of Rochester.

        Ebrahim Busheri