Frank T. Timons
Frank T. Timons is the Founder, CEO and CIO of Pier 88 Investment Partners. Previously, Frank had several roles at Lord Abbett including: Portfolio Manager for the convertible strategy (2012- 2013); Portfolio Manager for the large cap core and large cap value strategies (2010-2012); and Research Analyst specializing in technology companies (2007-2010). Prior to joining Lord Abbett, Frank was a Research Analyst at Robert W. Baird & Co and Senior Strategist at Sun MicroSystems (2001-2004) focusing on venture capital investments. Frank holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.
Sean J. Aurigemma
Sean J. Aurigemma is a Partner and Portfolio Manager working on both the equity and convertible bond products at Pier 88 Investment Partners. Mr. Aurigemma is an established industry veteran with more than 25 years of direct investment experience. Previously he was the Lead Portfolio Manager for Large Cap Value and Value Equity Strategies at Lord Abbett & Co. with $5B in assets under management. Earlier, he served as Managing Director at Morgan Stanley Investment Management and Lead Portfolio Manager for Morgan Stanley’s Dividend Growth Portfolio in addition to its Financial Services Trust Portfolio. Earlier in his career, Mr. Aurigemma was a Research Analyst at Deutsche Bank Alex. Brown and an Investment Banking Analyst at both Prudential Securities and Kidder Peabody & Co. Mr. Aurigemma earned a BA in History with High Honors from the University of Notre Dame.
Gwen Cheni is the Assistant Portfolio Manager on both the equity and convertible products at Pier 88. Prior to joining Pier 88, Gwen was a Senior Equity Analyst at Brown Brothers Harriman, Lord Abbett, and a Research Analyst at Legg Mason Capital Management. She also worked as an Associate Equity Analyst at J.P. Morgan, and started her career as an Analyst at Goldman Sachs. She received her B.A. from Yale University with a major in Economics and minor-equivalent in Computer Science Electrical Engineering, where she graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She received her M.B.A. in four concentrations from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with Honors. She is a C.F.A. charterholder.
Annabel Yacob is an Investment Analyst at Pier 88. Annabel’s previous experience includes an internship at Moffatt & Nichol as an economic research and project finance analyst. Prior to joining the firm this year, Annabel attended New York University, Stern School of Business where she received her B.S. in Finance and Economics.