Experienced Sales Executive to Lead Distribution Expansion
PHILADELPHIA, November 13, 2017 – FS Investments, a leading alternative asset manager with more than $20 billion in assets under management, today announced that it has hired Ryan Robertson as the firm’s National Sales Manager reporting directly to Steve DeAngelis, Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution. Based in St. Louis, Mr. Robertson will oversee all external and internal sales professionals across the firm’s growing distribution channels.
“Ryan’s strong experience leading sales teams and robust relationships with both wire houses and regional broker dealers make him an ideal fit for our expanding distribution platform,” said Steve DeAngelis, Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution of FS Investments. “He will guide our sales team’s efforts as we continue to rapidly broaden our product suite and concentrate more and more on the consultative, advisory side of the evolving distribution landscape.”
Prior to joining FS Investments, Mr. Robertson was at Goldman Sachs Asset Management for eight years, most recently as a Vice President and Divisional Sales Manager for their wire house and regional broker dealer distribution channel. Prior to joining Goldman, Ryan served as a Regional Marketing Director at Hartford Mutual Funds. Before beginning his career in financial services, Mr. Robertson was a professional basketball player both in the NBA where he played for the Sacramento Kings as well as in Europe.
“I look forward to working with the FS sales team and enhancing our position as the industry’s leader in delivering the highest quality alternative investments to investors,” said Mr. Robertson. “FS is at an exciting inflection point in its trajectory and I’m eager to get started.”
Mr. Robertson currently sits on the advisory board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and previously was the Chairman of St. Charles Community College and a Board Member of Chesterfield Day School. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Kansas.
About FS Investments:
FS Investments is a leading asset manager dedicated to helping individuals, financial professionals and institutions design better portfolios. The firm provides access to alternative sources of income and growth and focuses on setting industry standards for investor protection, education and transparency.
FS Investments is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA with offices in New York, NY, Orlando, FL and Washington, DC. The firm had more than $20 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. Visit fsinvestments.com to learn more.
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