Mr. Nicolini brings over 18 years of experience in capital markets and research as well as consulting services to Verus’ institutional clients. Mr. Nicolini leads Verus’ real assets consulting practice and provides general consulting services to a select group of institutional clients. He is also a shareholder of the firm.
Prior to joining Verus in 2016 due to a merger between Verus and Strategic Investment Solutions, Mr. Nicolini led the real assets consulting practice at SIS, in addition to serving as a general consultant to several public plans and foundations.
Prior to that, Mr. Nicolini worked in the manager research group at Highland Associates in Birmingham, Alabama. At Highland Associates, he was responsible for the firm’s traditional asset class and real asset manager research functions. In addition, he worked closely with institutional investors in developing asset allocations and capital market projections. Prior to Highland Associates, Mr. Nicolini worked with WAKM Asset Management in manager research and client service.
He is a CFA charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst) and is a member of the CFA Institute. John has a bachelor of science (BS) degree in finance from Auburn University.