BlackRock Investment Institute
Kurt is a Managing Director and Senior Strategist for North America on the BlackRock Investment Institute (BII). In this role, Kurt contributes to the formation of BII's tactical investment views and delivers the team's macroeconomic and financial market outlook to investment professionals and the media throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Kurt joined BlackRock in 2013 as a Global Investment Strategist based in New York within the firm's Multi-Asset Strategies group, bringing with him over 15 years of experience in investment research and strategy. In 2016, Kurt was appointed as the Chief Investment Strategist for Canada, based in Toronto. He generated investment insights on Canada's financial markets and communicated them to clients, BlackRock's investors and client-facing professionals. He also appeared regularly in the financial news media, including BNN Bloomberg, the Financial Post and the Globe and Mail.
Prior to joining BlackRock, Kurt was the Head of Thematic Research at UBS Wealth Management in New York and Zurich. Kurt began his career at the G7 Group in Washington, DC and Reuters in Stamford, CT.
Mr. Reiman earned his B.S. degree in Business and Economics from the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, and his M.S. degree in International Relations with a concentration in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.