Jim Russo joined TIFF in 2023 and serves as a Director in the Member Strategy Group. He works with members to identify an asset allocation strategy that best matches their distinctive risk and return considerations. He further refines this through portfolio implementation to ensure that the TIFF strategies used in portfolios are aligned with each members investment objective and mission.
Prior to joining TIFF, Jim accumulated over 30 years of investment experience in the financial-services industry. At Crewcial Partners, he worked as an investment consultant, serving a wide range of not-for-profit clients. Before his consultant role, Jim held positions as a buy-side equity analyst and portfolio manager at Dreyfus, J.P. Morgan, and AllianceBernstein. In addition, he spent three years at the J.P. Morgan Private Bank as the Director of US Research on Third-Party Managers.
Jim received his BBA in Banking and Finance from Hofstra University and his MBA from New York University. Jim currently serves as the Treasurer for Residents Forward, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to unite and inspire residents to protect and advance the environmental sustainability of his local community.