Paul J. Selian is an executive vice president and currently serves as chief investment officer for State Street Corporation. In this role, he oversees the firm’s proprietary investment portfolio and the activities of a team of investment professionals in the United States, Europe and Australia. He is a member of the firm’s Management Risk & Capital Committee and Asset-Liability & Capital Committee.
Prior to joining State Street in 2004, Paul was head of investment strategy for Aetna, Inc., where he developed asset allocation strategies utilizing real estate, fixed income, private equities and hedge funds. He also served as portfolio manager for various fixed income asset classes, including corporate bonds, mortgage-backed securities and commercial mortgage-backed securities.
Previously, Paul was with the Prudential Investment Corporation and Chase Investors Management Corporation, where he constructed portfolios of commercial real estate throughout the United States on behalf of domestic and international pensions, life insurers and sovereign investors.
He earned a degree in economics with honors from the University of Connecticut and a Master of Business Administration with concentrations in finance and international business from New York University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Paul is a member of the Advisory Board of the Fixed Income Forum, is Chairman of the Posse Foundation’s Boston Advisory Board and a member of their national board and is a member of the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Concord Museum. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the State Street Foundation.