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Suzanne Brenner Partner, Chief Investment Officer, Private Wealth Management, Private Banking

Suzanne Brenner joined Brown Brothers Harriman in 2017 and is the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) within the firm’s Private Banking business. In this role, she leads the Investment Research Group, which is responsible for manager selection, capital allocation and investment decisions across BBH’s Private Banking client portfolio. Before joining BBH, Ms. Brenner was Senior Vice President and CIO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she oversaw the management of the museum’s $3.2 billion investment portfolio, including asset allocation, investment manager selection and risk management. Prior to the museum, she was the Director of Investments and Assistant Treasurer of The Rockefeller Foundation, and before that, she worked as a consultant to several Louis Marx Jr. private equity companies. She began her career at Ernst & Young, where she managed several domestic and multinational audit client engagements.

Ms. Brenner has a B.M. from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College as well as a B.A. from the City University of New York at Queens College. She graduated summa cum laude and is also a certified public accountant (CPA). Ms. Brenner currently serves on the boards of several leading New York family trusts, the New York Botanical Garden Investment Committee and the Emerita Council of 100 Women in Finance, an organization focused on education, leverage and philanthropy. She formerly served on the board of the Sanford Bernstein mutual funds.

Market Commentary - 24 files

Market and Portfolio Update Q3 2020 July 2020

Chief Investment Officer Suzanne Brenner and Senior Investment Analyst Tom Martin reflect on market volatility over the first half of 2020 and assess the current state.

PB Webinar: BBH Webinar COVID-19 & the Markets May 2020

Scott Clemons, Chief Investment Strategist, Suzanne Brenner, Chief Investment Officer, and Jeff Hakala, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Clarkston Capital gave an update on the economic and financial implications of the spread of COVID-19.

Top Things Nonprofits Need to Know About the CARES Act April 2020

Chief Investment Officer Suzanne Brenner, E&F Relationship Manager Daniel Battista and Senior Wealth Planner Kerri Mast discuss the financial strain many endowments are facing due to the COVID-19 pandemic and break down the opportunities ...

Webinar: COVID-19 and the Markets March 2020

Scott Clemons, Chief Investment Strategist, and Suzanne Brenner, Chief Investment Officer, spoke about the economic and financial implications of the spread of COVID-19, and how Brown Brothers Harriman is managing client portfolios throughout ...