Thomas Pierce is responsible for managing the Asset, Portfolio, and Manager Strategies groups for Wilmington Trust Investment Advisors, the investment advisory arm of M&T Bank. These teams perform strategic and tactical asset allocation, model portfolio management, as well as vehicle and manager selection. He is also a co-portfolio manager and the investment architect of M&T Bank’s Unified Managed Account (UMA) “Portfolio Architect” series of managed accounts, which he has managed since the product’s inception in 1997. A member of the firm’s Investment Strategy Team, Pierce also co-manages M&T Bank’s defined benefit pension portfolio and is a consultant for M&T’s bank-owned life insurance portfolio.
Pierce joined M&T Bank in 1995 and has more than two decades of experience in the investment industry, encompassing multiple asset classes. He holds an MBA from the University of Chicago and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Washington University.