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Jeffrey A. Schoenfeld Partner, Head of Global Institutional Business Development & Relationship Management

Mr. Schoenfeld joined BBH in 1984 and today leads the firm’s Institutional Investment Management client activities on a global basis for a range of products/services. Mr. Schoenfeld also helps lead BBH’s Diversity & Inclusion efforts and is the founding sponsor for the firm’s LGBTQ Affinity Group, BBH Pride.

Mr. Schoenfeld was named a Partner of the firm in 1996 and has served numerous investment roles during his 35-year BBH career, including Head of Fixed Income Management, Head of Asset Allocation and Chief Investment Officer. Today, he participates in various firm-wide oversight committees for Asset Allocation, Asset/Liability Management and BBH’s volunteerism activities, BBH Cares.

Mr. Schoenfeld is the immediate past President of the UJA-Federation of New York, the largest local philanthropy in the world. Preceding his role as President, Mr. Schoenfeld was the Co-Chair of UJA's Annual Campaign and the Chair of UJA’s Caring Commission, overseeing human service and community building programs in New York, Israel and former the Soviet Union. Today, Mr. Schoenfeld chairs UJA’s Allocation Steering Committee and is a member of its Executive Committee and Board of Directors.

Mr. Schoenfeld received his BA in Economics from the University of California at Berkeley and his MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Schoenfeld resides in New York City.

Market Commentary - 8 files

Working with LGBTQ-Knowledgeable Wealth Managers April 2017

In this video, BBH Partner Jeff Schoenfeld discusses why it is important for LGBTQ couples and individuals to identify investment advisors and wealth planners who understand their unique needs.

Partner Spotlight: LGBTQ Q&A with Jeff Schoenfeld January 2017

Wealth Planner Brad Dillon sits down with Jeff Schoenfeld to discuss his experiences as a BBH Partner, why seeking out LGBTQ-knowledgeable investment advisors and wealth planners may be useful for LGBTQ individuals, some of the financial and ...

Patience Rewarded March 2015

Human beings have many endearing and enduring qualities, but patience is not always one of them. We can be an impatient lot — who likes waiting in line? — but this can be a particularly disadvantageous human trait when it comes to investing or ...

So Far, So Good September 2014

When the financial crisis hit in 2008, policymakers found themselves addressing multiple destabilizing forces simultaneously. In court testimony last week, Ben Bernanke publicly noted for the first time that these threats could have resulted in ...

It’s Getting More Complicated May 2014

We are entering a more complicated period in the conduct of monetary policy – not just in terms of when the Fed will tighten, but how the Fed will tighten. This commentary will seek to navigate both of these topics.

Understanding the Fed's Intentions April 2014

A few weeks ago, the Commerce Department published its monthly report on Personal Income and Consumption. The income data led BBH Partner, Jeff Schoenfeld, to have an “aha” moment that deepened his understanding of why the time has come for the ...

Behold! February 2014

Once again, weather is clouding the economic outlook. We won’t know for several months whether there is a true economic slowdown underway, or if consumption and production measures have been primarily depressed by an abnormally harsh winter in ...

What's Normal? January 2014

I have been hearing some variation of the following question quite a lot recently: intermediate rates rose more than 100 basis points over the past year even though inflation remains exceptionally low, how much further do rates need to rise?