Kirk BueseChief Investment Officer

Kirk Buese, CFA

Chief Investment Officer

Kirk Buese, CFA, is the chief investment officer responsible for the firm's investment process and performance, and oversees public and private fixed income portfolio management, alternative funds, and investment and macro research, as well as the firm's global derivatives and hedging operations. In addition, he is a member of the Asset Aegon Management steering committee that sets global macro and asset allocation strategies (global house views) and has responsibility for implementation of those views in the US. He is also a member of the Aegon Asset Management US Executive Committee and Management Board. Prior to joining the firm, Kirk was director of private placements and public bond credit research at Providian, an affiliated company. Earlier still, he was a sales engineer in the Power Systems Division of General Electric Company. He has 32 years of industry experience and has been with the firm and its affiliates since 1987. Kirk received his BS in mechanical engineering from Vanderbilt University and his MBA from Indiana University. He is a CFA® charterholder. Kirk maintains his Series 3 and 30 with the National Futures Association.

Kirk Buese, CFA
Chris Thompson

Executive Committee

Chris Thompson

Scott Coté

Executive Committee

Scott Coté

Co-Head of Aegon Real Assets US

Christoph Gabler

Executive Committee

Christoph Gabler

Co-Head of Aegon Real Assets US

Darlene Greene

Executive Committee

Darlene Greene

Head of Human Resources

Doug Weih, CFA

Executive Committee

Doug Weih, CFA

Co-Head of Public Fixed Income

Stephanie Phelps

Executive Committee

Stephanie Phelps

Chief Financial Officer

Jim Schaeffer

Executive Committee

Jim Schaeffer

Deputy Chief Investment Officer and Co-Head of Public Fixed Income

Richard Wirth, JD, LL.M

Executive Committee

Richard Wirth, JD, LL.M

Head of Legal and General Counsel