New York Life Investments appoints Head of Global Relationship Management

New York Life Investments has appointed John Pavese as head of Global Relationship Management. 

Based in New York, Pavese will report to Jac McLean, head of US Distribution and will focus on the company’s strategic client relationships, across all third-party retail and intermediary channels.   

“John not only brings an outstanding track record of developing and maintaining relationships across complex client organisations, but he also possesses the experience necessary to provide the vision, strategic direction and holistic solution-based approach to our clients across their organisations,” says McLean. “John’s reputation aligns incredibly well with our ongoing commitment to building strong relationships with our clients while also supporting them through our value-add programming tailored to today’s most critical practice management topics.”

With more than 25 years of experience, Pavese brings an extensive background in relationship management to New York Life Investments. Most recently, he was Managing Director and head of Third-Party Relationship Management at Merrill Lynch. Prior to joining Merrill Lynch, Pavese was a Corporate Vice President and National Relationship Product Manager at UBS Financial Services with the Mutual Funds Consulting Services Group. Pavese received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kean College.