Asset Allocation and Management LLC (AAM) is an SEC registered investment advisor dedicated to managing investment portfolios across asset classes with a focus on generating income. We have served the insurance industry since 1982. Success in a constantly evolving market requires an investment manager with a flexible approach. We believe our firm’s size allows us to be nimble as we take advantage of market opportunities. Combine this with leading insurance expertise, and clients seek to achieve long term success.
assets under management
(as of 9/30/21)*
Member employees with
significant ownership in AAM*
Insurance company clients
across all segments*
*Figures are approximate and subject to change from quarter to quarter.
We work with independent thinkers.
Independent thinkers are those who make sense of things based on personal observations and experiences rather than just going along with common perceptions.
That is who AAM is and that is who our clients are. It is in this spirit of independent thinking that we work to help our clients “rethink” risk.
We promise a culture of transparency.
Our clients represent a cross section of the insurance industry and include Life, Health, Property & Casualty, Captive, Specialty, and Start-Up insurers.
We share the lessons learned from our engagement with all of these companies across our client roster as we strive to position them for success.
What can you expect as our partner?
You can expect a focus that always puts the client first. You can expect clear communication.
And you can expect a portfolio construction process that is designed to create unique, customized investment portfolios that are geared to your specific objectives and risk constraints.
The AAM team is dedicated to adding value for our clients with expertise in management across multiple asset classes. Our portfolio managers, researchers, and traders are industry experts, many of whom have prior employment with insurance companies or rating agencies. AAM encourages continuing professional education and development; Our staff includes a number of CFA Charterholders, CPAs, and MBAs.
CFA® Charter Holders*
Best Place to Work
Pension & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management from 2017 – 2020**
Top Guns Award
PSN Top Guns Award Recipient 2Q 2019^
John Schaefer, CFA
Principal, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer
Principal, Vice President of Business Development
Elizabeth Henderson, CFA
Principal and Director of Corporate Credit
Gregory Bell, CFA, CPA
Principal and Director of Municipal Bonds
Dan Byrnes, CFA
Principal, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager
Check out our most recent papers, webinars, podcasts, news and videos.
AAM Analyzes the Recent Employment & Inflation Reports and Discusses What’s Behind the Rally in Energy Prices
Multi-Topic Episode: AAM’s Interpretation of the FOMC Meeting/How the Utility Sector Plays a Critical Role in Carbon Reduction/Nuances of ESG Assessment
AAM & Zazove – After 30 Yrs Together Our Insurance Clients Continue to Benefit from Converts.